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Fivepenny

Fivepenny
Scottish Gaelic: Na Còig Peighinnean
Language Scottish Gaelic
English
Lieutenancy area Western Isles
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town STORNOWAY
ISLE OF LEWIS
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Scottish Parliament Western Isles
List of places
UK
Scotland

Fivepenny (Scotland.

There are two separate places with this name, both in the north-west of Lewis. Furthest north in Ness the full name of the village there is Còig Peighinnean Nis, and in the Borve area further south the village there is Còig Peighinnean Bhuirgh. Both are known locally as Na Còig Peighinnean, the full name only being used to distinguish one from the other.

Name

The name refers to the fact that it is made up of five pennylands.






See also

References

External links

  • Visitor's guide for the Island of Lewis
  • with links to other resources
  • Disabled access to Lewis for residents and visitors
  • 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article on Lewis and Harris
  • A Guide to living in the Outer Hebrides, with most information pertaining to Lewis

Coordinates: 58°30′0″N 6°14′52″W / 58.50000°N 6.24778°W / 58.50000; -6.24778


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