Lewis, Arnol, No. 39


Site Name Lewis, Arnol, No. 39

Classification Blackhouse

Alternative Name(s) Arnol, Blackhouses No. 39 And No. 42 And Associated Croft Houses

Canmore ID 140881

Site Number NB34NW 2.15

NGR NB 31044 49274

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Ordnance Survey licence number 100020548. All rights reserved.
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  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Barvas
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

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No 39 Arnol, 1920s Typical island 'white house', preserved as a museum beside the roofless blackhouse it replaced. Although superficially less primitive, these concrete and asbestos-tiled boxes never really caught on with the local population, who remained sentimentally, if not physically, loyal to the old houses. Historic Scotland.

Taken from "Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Mary Miers, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk



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