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Fair Isle, Skroo Lighthouse

Lighthouse (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Fair Isle, Skroo Lighthouse

Classification Lighthouse (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) North Fair Isle Lighthouse

Canmore ID 3856

Site Number HZ27SW 185

NGR HZ 22157 74090

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Shetland Islands
  • Parish Dunrossness
  • Former Region Shetland Islands Area
  • Former District Shetland
  • Former County Shetland

Archaeology Notes

HZ27SW 185.00 22157 74090

Not to be confused with South Fair Isle (Skadan) lighthouse at HZ 1975 6981, for which see HZ16NE 21.

For rocket signalling establishment at Vaasetter (HZ 2066 7182 and 2080 7175), see HZ27SW 211.

(Location cited as HZ 222 741 and name as North Fair Isle Lighthouse). A short circular-section tower with 1-storey flat-roofed offices at the base and a range of 2-storey, flat-roofed keepers' houses. It is similar in construction to the South Fair Isle Lighthouse, and was also completed by D Alan Stevenson in 1892.

J R Hume 1977.


Construction (1891)

Constructed in 1891.

K Allardyce 1998


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