Portnaguran

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Portnaguran
The Pier at Port nan Giuran - geograph.org.uk - 18496.jpg
The pier at Portnaguran
Portnaguran is located in Outer Hebrides
Portnaguran
Portnaguran
Location within the Outer Hebrides
LanguageScottish Gaelic
English
OS grid referenceNB558373
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townISLE OF LEWIS
Postcode districtHS2
Dialling code01851
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FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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58°15′25″N 6°09′47″W / 58.257°N 6.163°W / 58.257; -6.163Coordinates: 58°15′25″N 6°09′47″W / 58.257°N 6.163°W / 58.257; -6.163

Portnaguran (Scottish Gaelic: Port nan Giùran) is a settlement situated within Point, on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Portnaguran is the township at the north-easternmost point of the peninsula. It lies 1 mile (1.6 km) southwest of Tiumpan Head and just south of the headland called Geòdha 'ic Sheòrais or sometimes Small Head amongst locals. Portnaguran is situated at the north-eastern end of the A866,[1] within the parish of Stornoway.[2]

There is a small pier in the harbour,[3] and the surrounding villages are Portvoller, Broker, Aird and Flesherin. The village itself is about 12 miles (20 km) from the town of Stornoway.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A866". Sabre. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Lewis, Portnaguran". Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Lewis, Portnaguran, Pier". Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Retrieved 20 December 2014.

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