Tag Archives: west hynish

2013.82.4

Archaeological Monitoring report for the Tiree water main rehabilitation scheme, 2012

Report to Scottish Water following archaeological investigations of sites for new water mains pipes at West Hynish, Balephuil, Heylipol, Crossapol, Ruaig, Brock, Milton and Caoles.

2012.125.3

Photograph of the Decca Hifix radio camp at West Hynish in 1966.

Black & white photograph of the temporary Decca Hifix radio camp at West Hynish in July 1966, on the left of the picture (on the site that is now Agrimarine`s gravel quarry). The thatched house and barns of the last croft on the road are on the right with stooks in the field. Skerryvore lighthouse is just visible on the horizon.

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2012.125.4

Photograph of the Decca Hifix radio mast and camp at West Hynish in 1966

Black & white photograph of the temporary Decca Hifix radio mast and camp at West Hynish in 1966. The radio was one of three used to accurately locate a Royal Navy survey vessel `HMS Mermaid` that was mapping the topography of the seabed in the shipping lanes between Scotland and Ireland. The other two radios were located at Malin Head and Islay. (For further details see 2012.125.5 filing cabinet 9 drawer 4)

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2007.34.1

Minidisk recording of Bernie Smith and Gilleasbuig Kennedy talking to Maggie Campbell on 3/4/2007.

Bernie Smith and Gilleasbuig Kennedy, both of West Hynish, talk to Maggie Campbell in April 2007 about their schooldays on Tiree and the differences in schooling today.