Lews Castle


“Charles Wilson.” Scottish Architects, 2016. http://www.scottisharchitects.org.uk/architect_full.php?id=100172.

“Chessmen among Top Historical Items.” Stornoway Gazette, August 1, 2017. https://www.stornowaygazette.co.uk/news/chessmen-among-top-historical-items-1-4518439.

“Explore Isle of Lewis,” 2019. https://www.isle-of-lewis.com/what-to-do/historical-attractions/lews-castle/.

“Face Lift: Inside Stornoway’s Revamped Lews Castle.” BBC, February 25, 2015. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-31611577.

Francis H. Groome. Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical, and Historical. Vol. VI. Edinburgh: Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Work, 1885.

Grace, Richard J. Opium and Empire: The Lives and Careers of William Jardine and James Matheson, 2016.

Humphreys, Rob, and Donald Reid. The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands. London: Rough Guides, 2004.

Kerr, R. “A Hoard of Coins from Stornoway.” The Numismatic Chronicle and Journal of the Royal Numismatic Society 15, no. 45 (1955): 249–50.

“Lews Castle,” 2019. https://www.lews-castle.co.uk/.

“Lews Castle and Lady Lever Park,” 2019. http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/GDL00263.

“Lews Castle and Museum Opens to the Public,” July 15, 2016. https://www.heritagefund.org.uk/news/lews-castle-and-museum-opens-public.

“Lews Castle Reaches Great British Buildings Restoration of the Year Final.” History Scotland, March 31, 2017. https://www.historyscotland.com/news/lews-castle-reaches-great-british-buildings-restoration-of-the-year.

“Lost Lewis Chessman Piece Bought for £5 Sells for £735,000 at Auction.” BBC, July 2, 2019. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-48824712.

“Museum Nan Eilean (Lews Castle).” Visit Scotland, 2019. https://www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/museum-nan-eilean-lews-castle-p1398931.

“Scotland’s Newest Museum Tells the Story of Life in the Western Isles.” BBC, July 26, 2016. https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-scotland-36894081/scotland-s-newest-museum-tells-the-story-of-life-in-the-western-isles.

“Sir James Matheson.” Stornoway Gazette and West Coast Advertiser, October 6, 1950.

“The Castles of Scotland,” 2019. https://www.thecastlesofscotland.co.uk/the-best-castles/stately-homes-and-mansions/lews-castle/.

“The Lewis Chessmen.” The British Museum, 2019. https://www.britishmuseum.org/about_us/news_and_press/statements/the_lewis_chessmen.aspx.