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Black House, New Tolsta, Lewis

A Category C Listed Building in Loch a Tuath, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Latitude: 58.3524 / 58°21'8"N

Longitude: -6.2136 / 6°12'49"W

OS Eastings: 153579

OS Northings: 948159

OS Grid: NB535481

Mapcode National: GBR C61N.8NC

Mapcode Global: WGY2G.JBC9

Plus Code: 9CCM9Q2P+XH

Entry Name: Black House, New Tolsta, Lewis

Listing Name: New Tolsta, Black House (Adjacent to House at Number 48 North Tolsta)

Listing Date: 1 February 1993

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353509

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19208

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stornoway

County: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Electoral Ward: Loch a Tuath

Parish: Stornoway

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Traditional-type black house with integral outbuildings; no longer in domestic use (1991), pitched felt roof replaces original thatch. Massively-thick rubble walls, door off-centre on south long-wall, another opening on east end; two individually-roofed buildings linked at NE, presumably byre and barn.

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