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Colour photographs of the thatched houses at Sandaig in 1988. The row of houses and barns was renovated by the Hebridean Trust, using traditional marram grass, and opened to the public as a museum. It closed in 2010 and was sold into private ownership. It has since been renovated again and the roofs replaced with reed thatch and black felt.


Colour brochure about the Thatched Cottage Museum at Sandaig, produced after the buildings had been restored by The Hebridean Trust and made open to the public around 1995. Contains information on construction and the layout of the house, byre and barn, and tools found therein. The museum was closed and sold into private ownership in 2010.

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Photograph of Lachie MacFarlane, Hynish, with Mike Stanfield of the Hebridean Trust in the early 1990s

Colour photograph of (L-R) Lachie MacFarlane (b. 1920), Hynish, standing with Mike Stanfield of the Hebridean Trust at Hynish in the early 1990s. Signed “To Lachie with best wishes and thanks, Mike”.



Photocard of the thatched house that was to become the Thatched Cottage Museum, Sandaig.

Colour photo postcard showing Taigh Mòr Bhig, The Terrace, Sandaig, when it was a dwelling house in 1976, and before it became a ruin and was bought by the Hebridean Trust in 1989 to be re-built and opened as The Thatched Cottage Museum in the 1990s. It later closed and was sold in 2010.



Hebridean Trust newsletter, Spring 2008

Hebridean Trust newsletter, Spring 2008. Articles and photographs about Treshnish Isle seabird survey, archaeological digs by Glasgow University on the Treshnish Isles, Raleigh International expedition to help clean Tiree`s beaches, artwork by J Morton Boyd, solar powered lights on the Treshnish Isles, Hynish Centre refurbishment, Hebridean Trust housing, Accommodation on Tiree. Photographs include Monica Smith and Janet Mackintosh


Audio cassette recording of BBC Reidio nan Gaidheal programme about a ceilidh in the Scarinish Hotel in 2001.

Recording of BBC Rèidio nan Gàidheal programme about a ceilidh in the Scarinish Hotel with (side A) Morven MacInnes singing Ribeanan Riamhach, Donald Archie MacPhail singing An teid thu leam gu tir a’ mhurainn, Joy Dunlop singing A’ fhleasgach òg is ceanalta, John and Sarah Holliday playing the flute and fiddle, Neil Oliver on the fiddle, Keneth MacIver talking to Dolina MacDonald, Flora MacLean, Nancy Kennedy, John MacKinnon, Lachie Brown, Ishbel MacArthur and Catriona MacLean, (side B) Alasair MacInnes talking about Tiree airport, Roddy MacKay talking CalMac services and Iain MacKinnon talking about Social Work. Program BBC Rèidio nan Gaidheal mun cèilidh ann an Taigh Òsda Sgairinis ann an 2001 le (taobh A) Morven Nic Aonghais a’ seinn Ribeanan Riamhach, Dòmhnall Eàirdsidh MacPhàil a’ seinn An teid thu leam gu tìr a’ mhurainn, Joy Dunlop a’ seinn A fhleasgach òg is ceanalta, Iain agus Sarah Holliday a’ cluich duiseal agus fidheall, Coinneach MhicIomhair a’ bruidhinn ri Doileag NicDhòmhnaill, Fionnghal NicIllEathain, Nansaidh Nic Ulraig, Iain MhicFhioghain, Lachlan MhicIlleDhuinn, Iseabail NicArtair agus Catriona NicIllEathain, (Taobh B) Alasdair MhicAonghais a’ bruidhinn mu Phort-Adhair Thiriodh, Ruairidh MhicAoidh a’ bruidhinn mu sheirbheisean CalMac agus Iain MhicFhionghain a’ bruidhinn mu Sheirbheisean Sòisealta.