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Barra Head Lighthouse Keeper's Cottages

Date 18 July 1991

Event ID 899305

Category Management

Type Site Management


Former Keeper's House to Barra Head Lighthouse. Stepped principal elevation with single window to each bay, set-back centre bay with stone cross finial at wallhead, slightly advanced flanking and outer bays and projecting penultimate bays with stepped parapets and string courses. 8-bay courtyard (lighthouse) elevation with centre corniced doorpiece and flanking windows to outer bays, door and adjacent window to right at centre bays. Largely 12-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Paired circular ashlar stacks and single square stack all with cans. Cobbled setts to courtyard. (Historic Scotland)

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