Brei Holm
Brei Holm is a tiny tidal islet in the western Shetland Islands. It is due east of Papa Stour, to which it is connected at low tide, just outside Housa Voe. It is about a mile off Mainland, Shetland, and not far from the Maiden Stack. There  was a leper colony here until the 18th century, but it has been suggested that many of the “lepers” there were suffering from a vitamin deficiency and not from leprosy at all. 
Rcahms, Canmore have this in their archives from 1798 ” On the summit of Brei Holm, the precipitous islet S of Maiden Stack and 50 feet distant from Papa Stour, are the foundations of structures, each about 17 feet broad and of uncertain length, which are arranged roughly in the form of a cross. These are known locally as the ‘Leper Houses’. The disease apparently died out in the area about 1742 when a day of thanksgiving was held. “
http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/253/details/papa+stour+brei+holm+leper+houses/

Brei Holm

Brei Holm is a tiny tidal islet in the western Shetland Islands. It is due east of Papa Stour, to which it is connected at low tide, just outside Housa Voe. It is about a mile off Mainland, Shetland, and not far from the Maiden Stack. There  was a leper colony here until the 18th century, but it has been suggested that many of the “lepers” there were suffering from a vitamin deficiency and not from leprosy at all.

Rcahms, Canmore have this in their archives from 1798 ” On the summit of Brei Holm, the precipitous islet S of Maiden Stack and 50 feet distant from Papa Stour, are the foundations of structures, each about 17 feet broad and of uncertain length, which are arranged roughly in the form of a cross. These are known locally as the ‘Leper Houses’. The disease apparently died out in the area about 1742 when a day of thanksgiving was held. “

http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/253/details/papa+stour+brei+holm+leper+houses/

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