Knockaird

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Knockaird
An Cnoc Ard - geograph.org.uk - 1345547.jpg
Fields at Knockaird, alongside the B8014, looking in the direction of Port of Ness
Knockaird is located in Outer Hebrides
Knockaird
Knockaird
Knockaird shown within the Outer Hebrides
Language Scottish Gaelic
English
OS grid reference NB531643
Civil parish
Council area
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Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF LEWIS
Postcode district HS2
Dialling code 01851
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Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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58°29′53″N 6°14′17″W / 58.498°N 6.238°W / 58.498; -6.238Coordinates: 58°29′53″N 6°14′17″W / 58.498°N 6.238°W / 58.498; -6.238

Knockaird (Scottish Gaelic: An Cnoc Àrd) is a village on the Isle of Lewis in the parish of Ness, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. It is the highest point in Port of Ness and is home to Dùn Èistean an ancient ruined fort on a small island that is joined by a bridge. Knockaird is within the parish of Barvas.[1] The B8014 travels through the settlement, between Port of Ness and Eoropie.[2] The Clach Stein standing stones are situated between Knockaird and Port of Ness.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Details of Knockaird". Scottish Places. Retrieved 22 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "B8014". Sabre. Retrieved 22 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Clach Stein, standing stones, Knockaird". Ancient Monuments. Retrieved 22 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Clach Stein - Standing Stones in Scotland in Isle of Lewis". The Megalithic Portal. Retrieved 22 December 2014. 

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