Barnhill is a solitary farmhouse, remotely situated in the north of the island of Jura in the Scottish Hebrides. George Orwell lived at Barnhill intermittently from 1946 until January 1949 and completed his famous novel Nineteen Eighty-Four while there. Orwell died from pulmonary tuberculosis on 21 January 1950.
Barnhill farmhouse on the isle of Jura – where Orwell wrote 1984
A closer view of Barnhill
The road to Barnhill
Deer on Jura
Sheep along the road to Barnhill
View from the isle of Jura
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Barnhill and Jura images courtesy of Michael Greenwell.