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Berneray, Barra Head Lighthouse Keeper's House

Lighthouse Keepers House(S) (19th Century)

Site Name Berneray, Barra Head Lighthouse Keeper's House

Classification Lighthouse Keepers House(S) (19th Century)

Canmore ID 267168

Site Number NL58SW 7.01

NGR NL 54916 80252

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Barra
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

Site Management (18 July 1991)

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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