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Bound Skerry shown within Scotland
|OS grid reference|
|Island group||Out Skerries Shetland|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Council area||Shetland Islands|
Bound Skerry Lighthouse in 2009
|Year first constructed||1854 (first)|
|Year first lit||1858 (current)|
|Tower shape||cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower, black lantern, ochre trim|
|Tower height||30 metres (98 ft)|
|Focal height||44 metres (144 ft)|
|Range||20 nautical miles (37 km; 23 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl W 20s.|
|Managing agent||Northern Lighthouse Board|
It has a lighthouse on it, which was built in 1857 at a cost of £21,000. Robert Louis Stevenson's family were lighthouse builders, and his signature can be seen in its guestbook. The keepers lived on nearby Grunay.
- Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
- Ordnance Survey. OS Maps Online (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure.
- Out Skerries The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 29 May 2016
- Out Skerries Northern Lighthouse Board. Retrieved 29 May 2016
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