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West Kilbride Byre (At O.s. Grid Reference Nf 755 145) (Alasdair Walker)

A Category B Listed Building in Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh, Eirisgeigh agus Uibhist a Deas, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1066 / 57°6'23"N

Longitude: -7.3617 / 7°21'42"W

OS Eastings: 75500

OS Northings: 814500

OS Grid: NF755145

Mapcode National: GBR 896Y.4V6

Mapcode Global: WGV4H.WMLX

Entry Name: West Kilbride Byre (At O.s. Grid Reference Nf 755 145) (Alasdair Walker)

Listing Date: 24 April 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352888

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18751

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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Description

Probably 19th century. Skye-type byre, formerly a cottage.

Single storey; 2-bay east elevation with door and blocked

small window, other walls blank (drain on north short wall). Rubble-built walls with squared angles. Muran thatch roof,

secured with ropes and netting, weighted with stones and long

steel tubes.

Interior: triangular wooden stall partitions; central drain

defined by cobbles.

Statement of Interest

Re-thatched 1982. In good condition.

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