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West Kilbride Walled Garden, South Uist

A Category C Listed Building in Isle of South Uist, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Latitude: 57.1035 / 57°6'12"N

Longitude: -7.3557 / 7°21'20"W

OS Eastings: 75841

OS Northings: 814135

OS Grid: NF758141

Mapcode National: GBR 897Y.FLT

Mapcode Global: WGV4H.ZQG7

Plus Code: 9C9J4J3V+CP

Entry Name: West Kilbride Walled Garden, South Uist

Listing Name: West Kilbride Walled Garden (Beside Site of Kilbride House)

Listing Date: 24 April 1985

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352887

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18750

Building Class: Cultural

Location: South Uist

County: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Electoral Ward: Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh, Eirisgeigh agus Uibhist a Deas

Parish: South Uist

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Perhaps mid 18th century (before 1805). Substantial
quadrangular walled garden with modern bungalow within;
formerly associated with Boisdale House. Walls all
rubble-built, openings inserted/altered on 3 sides.

Statement of Interest

Shown on RHP 3066 in S.R.O. which is dated 1805.

Potatoes were first introduced to the Outer Isles circa 1740

by MacDonald of Boisdale who grew them at Kilbride (see the

Highlander 1.11.1873).

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