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Quarry, Backhill

Quarry, Backhill

This house is sited near the location of a disused quarry near Berneray's harbour. The house was built in the 1880s as a home for Donald MacLeod and his family. When in 1900 he was allocated one of the new crofts in Borve the property passed to Malcolm Campbell. His family moved to Cheesebay in 1924 and the house passed to Donald MacLean, and subsequently to his son John.

 

Title: Quarry, Backhill
Record Type: Crofts and Residences
Gaelic Name: Cuaraidh, Cùl na Beinne
Type: House
Date Built: Between 01-01-1880 and 01-01-1887
Grid Ref Easting: 92204
Grid Ref Northing: 881251
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 73683