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Storehouse at South Stack Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Trearddur, Isle of Anglesey

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Latitude: 53.307 / 53°18'25"N

Longitude: -4.6991 / 4°41'56"W

OS Eastings: 220263

OS Northings: 382296

OS Grid: SH202822

Mapcode National: GBR GMSY.SBQ

Mapcode Global: WH319.S4JL

Entry Name: Storehouse at South Stack Lighthouse

Listing Date: 29 March 1996

Last Amended: 30 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18033

Building Class: Maritime

Location: NE of the main ligthouse buildings on South Stack Island.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Trearddur

Community: Trearddur

Locality: South Stack Island

Traditional County: Anglesey

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The building appears to have been built for domestic use, and may be the original keeper's accommodation. If so, it was built by Joseph Nelson in 1809.


Render over rubble stone with slate roof. Single storeyed, with doorway against axial chimney stack in S wall. Additional doorway (probably a later insertion) in the E gable end, alongside a truncated chimney. 3 small windows in S elevation, 2 boarded over, the other with small panes.

Reasons for Listing

An important part of the whole context of South Stack Lighthouse, and of particular interest as a possible early keeper's cottage.

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