Pictures of Barnhill on the isle of Jura (Scotland) by Michael Greenwell

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

Barnhill on the isle of Jura (Scotland)

A closer view of Barnhill

The farmhouse on Jura (Scotland) where Orwell wrote 1984

The road to Barnhill

The road to Barnhill on Jura (Scotland)

Deer on Jura

Deer on Jura (Scotland)

Sheep along the road to Barnhill

Sheep along the road to Barnhill on Jura (Scotland)

View from the isle of Jura

View from the isle of Jura (Scotland)

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Barnhill and Jura images courtesy of Michael Greenwell.

See also: Images from George Orwell’s 1984 manuscript: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.

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