Robson E (2019) Wrestling with Social Value Case Study Report: The Arnol Blackhouse, Lewis [Site Report: The Arnol Blackhouse, Lewis]. Research co-funded by the University of Stirling and Historic Environment Scotland. Stirling: University of Stirling.
This report is based on the findings from an extended, participatory investigation, trialling multiple methods in order to identify the variety of communities and range of social values associated with the Arnol Blackhouse site on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides. It provides some background to the site and research process, summarises the findings, and considers the potential implications. The research was undertaken as part of the collaborative PhD project, Wrestling with Social Value: An Examination of Methods and Approaches for Assessing Social Value in Heritage Management and Conservation.
social value; heritage; blackhouse