Lighthouse plans and profiles, 1800s-1920s

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This small set of 63 plans, profiles and diagrams relating to lighthouses around Scottish waters, were all produced by the Stevenson firm of civil engineers, who worked as principal engineers to the Northern Lighthouse Board from its foundation in 1786. Lighthouse material in the Stevenson collection includes surveys of potential lighthouse sites, proposed designs for towers and lightkeeper's cottages, and technical diagrams relating to the lights themselves. The material below is listed alphabetically by lighthouse, with a small collection of miscellaneous items near the end.

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