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TITLE
Hyskeir Lighthouse
EXTERNAL ID
CMCP_HYSKEIR_1
PLACENAME
Hyskeir
DISTRICT
N/A
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Small Isles
DATE OF IMAGE
1996
PERIOD
1990s
CREATOR
Colin McPherson
SOURCE
Colin McPherson
ASSET ID
4901
KEYWORDS
lighthouses
shipping
occupations
Small Isles
Gavin Maxwell
basking sharks
David A Stevenson
Hyskeir Lighthouse

Lighthouse Keeper, Alan Crowe, draws the curtains to protect the light from direct sunlight. The lighthouse was established in 1904 and built by David A Stevenson. Gavin Maxwell's book 'Harpoon at a Venture' describes basking sharks in the area. The light was automated in 1997

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Hyskeir Lighthouse

INVERNESS: Small Isles

1990s

lighthouses; shipping; occupations; Small Isles; Gavin Maxwell; basking sharks; David A Stevenson

Colin McPherson

Lighthouse Keeper, Alan Crowe, draws the curtains to protect the light from direct sunlight. The lighthouse was established in 1904 and built by David A Stevenson. Gavin Maxwell's book 'Harpoon at a Venture' describes basking sharks in the area. The light was automated in 1997