Colour photograph of the 1800 tangle store at Port Hanais.

The ruins of the 1800 tangle store at Port Hanais behind Ben Hough in 1999.


Object Details

Other Number: J55

The ruins of the tangle store behind Ben Hough (photographed in 1999)

During the 1800`s, there was a booming kelp industry on Tiree that created a new level of wealth for many islanders. Crofters were employed to collect the kelp or `tangle` from the shore for processing at the seaweed factory.
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs – J1-99
Current Location: normal location

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