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Friday photo: Milling around the grounds

In 1816, the Stewart-Mackenzies built a new water mill in the Castle Grounds in Stornoway for the grinding of corn.  The mill features in a detail of this hand-drawn map of the Burgh of Stornoway made in 1850. On the … Continue reading

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Friday photo; nice day for a boat ride

With some weather reports stating that today the Western Isles will be the warmest part of the UK, it would indeed be a lovely day for a boat ride.  This image is from c1906 and is taken at the mouth of … Continue reading

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