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Wool Store And Fishing Station, Meanish Pier, Glendale, Skye

A Category B Listed Building in Eilean á Chèo, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4559 / 57°27'21"N

Longitude: -6.7474 / 6°44'50"W

OS Eastings: 115368

OS Northings: 850579

OS Grid: NG153505

Mapcode National: GBR 99Q0.Q5M

Mapcode Global: WGX5B.BV6L

Plus Code: 9C9MF743+92

Entry Name: Wool Store And Fishing Station, Meanish Pier, Glendale, Skye

Listing Name: Glendale, Meanish Pier, Former Wool Store

Listing Date: 20 April 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330773

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB482

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Duirinish

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Eilean á Chèo

Parish: Duirinish

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Probably early 19th century.
Single storey and lofted store and fishing station.
Rubble-built with squared dressings.
E ELEVATION: door off-centre right and window at its right.
W ELEVATION: 1 narrow window off-centre right to lower floor.
S GABLE: straight flight of steps to loft door.
N GABLE: 1 window to upper floor in gable head.
End, coped stacks, that to S dummy, slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Built probably with the loft as a store for wool brought by

the crofters in Glendale for export.

Wool stores in barns have been identified in Lochaber

District.

Herring curing was also carried on in the building, hence the

chimney.

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