The Missing Link

Going!  Going!  Gone! Once a distinctive feature in the Island Township of Scarinish, this ‘Kit House’ has almost completely gone. Once the house had been emptied of its contents, it was demolished within the space of a few days. In many ways ‘Links Cottage’ latter days were more colourful than its former. Thanks to the […]

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A Scrap of History

Links Cottage in Scarinish is being demolished to make way for a rebuild. Once a common sight in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland around the beginning of the 20th Century, corrugated iron cottages are fast becoming something of a rarity. They first appeared about 1830 and were known as ‘portable houses’, but it was not until […]

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