Cross, Lewis

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Cross
Cros - geograph.org.uk - 1346094.jpg
A few steps from the back of the inn, looking south-westwards across the township of Cros
Cross is located in Outer Hebrides
Cross
Cross
Cross shown within the Outer Hebrides
Language Scottish Gaelic
English
OS grid reference NB501617
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF LEWIS
Postcode district HS2
Dialling code 01851 810
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
58°28′23″N 6°17′06″W / 58.473°N 6.285°W / 58.473; -6.285Coordinates: 58°28′23″N 6°17′06″W / 58.473°N 6.285°W / 58.473; -6.285

Cross (Scottish Gaelic: Cros) is a township on the Isle of Lewis in the community of Ness, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Cross is within the parish of Barvas.[1] Cross is also situated on the A857, between Stornoway and Port of Ness.[2]

Cross had a school, which closed in 2011 and is now the Community Museum. The settlement also has a food store, a hotel-inn, war memorial, post office, two churches and Croileagan. Cross is home to around 100 people.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Details of Cross". Scottish Places. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "A857". Sabre. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 

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