Manx Tholtans

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A very isolated farmhouse and outbuildings, I actually worked there as a joiner about 35 years ago, where a family were going to renovate it!

This image was taken from the 33rd milestone on the Mountain Road the other day.

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The Dhoon © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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The long abandoned farmhouse of Tholt y Will Farm which is high up in the hills overlooking the Sulby Valley with the traditional Hawthorn tree situated near to the front entrance which was reportedly planted to ward off evil.

I am led to believe that this farmhouse may have also been called “Yn Alt” which translates from Gaelic Manx to “the mountain stream”

This Tholtan in located in such a beautiful, open and isolated area of our Island and I often wonder what life was like back then for the families that lived there.

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Tholt y Will Farm © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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A lovely walk up to this beautiful once loved home which is just above Lhergydhoo between the Staarvey Road and Knocksharry on the Peel to Kirk Michael Coast Road.

Talking to a nearby farmer about this old house, he can remember this property being occupied circa 1945 by a man named Killey who had the nickname of ‘Killey the Gull’.

This Tholtan captures stunning and uninterupted views looking, North, South and to the West of the Island.

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Lhergydhoo Tholtan © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Lhergydhoo Tholtan © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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A lovely walk this afternoon, this image is overlooking the remote but beautiful Tholtans of ‘Upper Grange’, which is high up on the Narradale track above Sulby.

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Upper Grange Tholtan © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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The Tholtans at Crammag, above Sulby Reservoir.

A lovely hike down to this group of tholtans this afternoon, whenever I visit these tholtans I always wonder what life was like for these people!

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Crammag Tholtans in Sulby © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Crammag Tholtans in Sulby © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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This Manx Tholtan is high above the hills of Ballaugh Mountain, Bullrenney in Manx means (Ferny Place).

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Bullrenny on Ballaugh Mountain © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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