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Meaning of name heather island
Lingeigh is located in Outer Hebrides
Lingeigh shown within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid reference NL602896
Physical geography
Island group Uists and Barra
Area 27 hectares (0.10 sq mi)[1]
Highest elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Political geography
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Scotland
Council area Na h-Eileanan Siar
Population 0
References [2]
For the island off North Uist, see Lingeigh, North Uist.
For other places with the same name, see List of islands called Linga.

Lingeigh or Lingay is an unpopulated islet in the Outer Hebrides. It lies towards the southern end of the archipelago, just north of Rosinish and 3 miles (5 km) south of Vatersay. There is a cave on the south-east side of the island.

Lingeigh from Vatersay. It is the small island behind the first small one


  1. ^ "Rick Livingstone’s Tables of the Islands of Scotland" (PDF). Argyll Yacht Charters. Retrieved 12 Dec 2011. 
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordinance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 

Coordinates: 56°52′22″N 7°34′47″W / 56.87289°N 7.57963°W / 56.87289; -7.57963