Isles of Harris, Lewis and Uist - Scotland
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Mealasta village looking beyond ruins to Harris and Scarp. Once well populated, the village was cleared in 1837-38 to make way for a sheep farm. Many of the inhabitants removed to the Eastern Townships of Quebec, in Canada. Taigh Nan Caileachan Dubha. There are numerous archaeological remains in the area including Tigh nan Cailleachan Dubha, the House of the Black Women, which is purported to have been a nunnery, although substantial doubts exist.