Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NN 1679 63498
201679, 763498


1860, 2-storey, symmetrical 3-bay double gabled house with

separate dwellings in ground and 1st floors. All white harled

with contrasting painted tooled ashlar margins.

Centre doors in east elevation, that in 1st floor served by

forestair. Symmetrical 3-window fenestration to rear, both

ground and 1st floors; lying-pane glazing end stacks; slate


Single storey lean-to extensions to both north and south gables.

Rubble garden wall with roughly dressed coped encircles dwelling

and lighthouse; pair square tooled ashlar gatepiers with matching pedestrian entrance, all with shallow pyramidal caps. Simple

cast-iron gates.

Statement of Special Interest

Tigh Soluis now a private house. Former lighthouse fluted

cast-iron sundial in garden (standard design).



R W Munro, SCOTTISH LIGHTHOUSES (1979) p.275.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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