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Uig Lodge, Lewis

Uig Lodge, Lewis

Uig Lodge was built in 1876 by James Matheson and later given by Lord Leverhulme to his niece as a wedding present. It was the first concrete dwelling house in Scotland; the sand came from the northwest shore of Loch Stacsavat, carried there by women in kists on their backs at 3d a trip. The house is currently let as a fishing lodge.

 

Title: Uig Lodge, Lewis
Record Type: Buildings and Public Amenities
Type: House
Date Built: 1876
Period of Construction: 19th Century
Grid Ref Easting: 105495
Grid Ref Northing: 933263
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 21785