MHG1902 - Lighthouse, Lybster Harbour

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Type and Period (1)

  • LIGHTHOUSE (Built, 19th Century - 1884 AD to 1884 AD)

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Full Description

This site is now recorded as a beacon by RCAHMS - it is not known why it was reclassifed. The building is first depicted on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map c.1906 and clearly marked as a lighthouse (fixed red). <1><2>

This site was visited by a member of HCAU staff in August 2009. The structure has been restored since the previous site photographs were taken in June 2008. <3>


<1> RCAHMS, Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.


<2> Ordnance Survey, 1906, Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Caithness (Image/Map). SHG23362.


<3> Tilbury, S, 2009-11, Photographs by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer, 22/08/2009 (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG24247.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 2450 3479 (4m by 3m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND23SW
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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