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Benbecula 5, 6 Hacklet

A Category B Listed Building in Beinn na Foghla agus Uibhist a Tuath, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4119 / 57°24'42"N

Longitude: -7.3043 / 7°18'15"W

OS Eastings: 81621

OS Northings: 848162

OS Grid: NF816481

Mapcode National: GBR 89C4.74G

Mapcode Global: WGW43.RYXT

Entry Name: Benbecula 5, 6 Hacklet

Listing Date: 24 April 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352892

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18754

Building Class: Cultural

Location: South Uist

County: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Electoral Ward: Beinn na Foghla agus Uibhist a Tuath

Parish: South Uist

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Probably 19th century. Skye-type thatched cottage. Single
storey; 4-bay irregular east front (central door, 3 windows);
2 west-facing windows. Rubble-built, thick walls with squared
angles. Off-centre axial and single end stack. Muran thatch
roof secured with ropes and stone weights.
Derelict outbuildings to north and to north east.

Statement of Interest

Shown on 1st ed. O.S. surveyed 1878) Possibly extended-4-bay

cottages are rare in South Uist Parish.

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