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Islay, Loch Indaal Lighthouse

Lighthouse (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Loch Indaal Lighthouse

Classification Lighthouse (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Port Charlotte; Lochindaal Lighthouse; Rubh' An Duin; Rubha An Duin

Canmore ID 120852

Site Number NR25NE 22

NGR NR 25705 58814

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kilchoman
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR25NE 22.00 25705 58814

L Ho [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, February 2010.

NR25NE 22.01 NR 25650 58844 Cottage

See also:

NR25NE 22.01 NR 2565 5884 Islay, Loch Indaal House

For possible (underlying) dun, see NR25NE 3.

Not to be confused with Rinns of Islay Lighthouse, Orsay, Islay (NR 1634 5141), for which see NR15SE 15.

Location formerly entered as NR 2571 5881.

(Location cited as NR 257 589). Loch Indaal Lighthouse, Port Charlotte, built 1859 by engineers D and T Stevenson. A short, circular-section tower, with a 2-storey, ridged-roof block of keepers' houses.

J R Hume 1977.

This lighthouse was opened in 1869.

R W Munro 1979.

During October 1999 RCAHMS carried out a full photographic survey of Loch Indaal Lighthouse. The purpose of this was to enhance and augment the existing holdings of the National Monuments Record Scotland.

Visited by RCAHMS (MKO), July 1999.

Activities

Construction (1869)

This lighthouse was opened in 1869.

R W Munro 1979.

Photographic Survey (July 1999)

During October 1999 RCAHMS carried out a full photographic survey of Loch Indaal Lighthouse. The purpose of this was to enhance and augment the existing holdings of the National Monuments Record Scotland.

Visited by RCAHMS (MKO), July 1999.

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