This is one of several semi-permanent dwellings in the far north of the Isle of Lewis called “shielings”. Some are chalets and a few are stone-built. I believe the timber supports are designed to stop the caravan from blowing over in extreme weather – I did see another which had blow over.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.