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Garenin Blackhouses Museum, Lewis

A Category B Listed Building in Sgir'Uige agus Ceann a Tuath nan Loch, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Latitude: 58.2964 / 58°17'47"N

Longitude: -6.7922 / 6°47'31"W

OS Eastings: 119321

OS Northings: 944199

OS Grid: NB193441

Mapcode National: GBR 96MS.V0L

Mapcode Global: WGX17.MQVR

Plus Code: 9CCM76W5+H4

Entry Name: Garenin Blackhouses Museum, Lewis

Listing Name: Garenin Cottages and Outbuildings Within Area Defined by Ngr Nb 1920 4418/1920 4430/1936 4418/1136 4430

Listing Date: 27 February 1978

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353591

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19265

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Uig

County: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Electoral Ward: Sgir'Uige agus Ceann a Tuath nan Loch

Parish: Uig

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Group of traditional Hebridean-type cottages, built along either side of roadway leading towards the machair. Ten principal buildings, plus associated outbuildings. All thatch-roofed, originally, but neglected to partial ruin; some houses being incrementally re-occupied 1980's-1990's.

Statement of Interest

An outstanding example of a group of this class of architecture, in a spectacular setting. Buildings lack individual addresses, but as a coherent unit form a single listed item. Modern buildings to east not included in listing.

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