Borsham

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Borsham
Inlet on Loch Fionnsabagh - geograph.org.uk - 922894.jpg
Inlet on Loch Fionnsabagh at Borsham
Borsham is located in Outer Hebrides
Borsham
Borsham
Borsham shown within the Outer Hebrides
Language Scottish Gaelic
English
OS grid reference NG079859
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF HARRIS
Postcode district HS3
Dialling code 01859
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
57°46′05″N 6°54′43″W / 57.768°N 6.912°W / 57.768; -6.912Coordinates: 57°46′05″N 6°54′43″W / 57.768°N 6.912°W / 57.768; -6.912

Borsham (Scottish Gaelic: Boirseam) is a village in the 'Bays' area of Harris in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Borsham is within the parish of Harris.[1] The settlement is situated off the C79[2], popularly known as 'The Golden Road'.[3]

Borsham is the birthplace of Scottish Gaelic broadcaster and author, John D Urquhart (Scottish Gaelic: Iain Urchardan).[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Details of Borsham". Scottish Places. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "C79 (Harris)". Sabre. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Rowe, Mark (2017-04-10). Outer Hebrides: The Western Isles of Scotland, from Lewis to Barra. Bradt Travel Guides. ISBN 9781784770365. 
  4. ^ Scotland, The Church of (2016-12-24). "Skye minister's unique story told in BBC Alba documentary". www.churchofscotland.org.uk. Retrieved 2018-03-03. 
  5. ^ ""Nuair a dh'fhaighnicheas cuideigin dhomh cò às a tha mi, canaidh mise, às na Bàigh anns na Hearadh, balach nam Bàgh.", Balach nam Bàgh - BBC ALBA". BBC. Retrieved 2018-03-03. 

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