Borve, Barra

Borve (Scottish Gaelic: Borgh) is a village on the west coast of the island of Barra in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Borve is within the parish of Barra,[1] and is situated on the A888 which is the island's circular main road.[2]

Borve
Borve and its adjoining coastline from Beinn na Moine - geograph.org.uk - 327424.jpg
Borve and the adjoining coastline, viewed from Beinn na Moine
Borve is located in Outer Hebrides
Borve
Borve
Location within the Outer Hebrides
LanguageScottish Gaelic
English
OS grid referenceNF655012
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townISLE OF BARRA
Postcode districtHS9
Dialling code01871
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FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
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56°58′52″N 7°30′25″W / 56.981°N 7.507°W / 56.981; -7.507Coordinates: 56°58′52″N 7°30′25″W / 56.981°N 7.507°W / 56.981; -7.507
The cairn at Dun Barpa

There are a number of neolithic remains nearby, including a burial cairn, and standing stones.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Details of Borve". Scottish Places. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  2. ^ "A888". Sabre. Retrieved 27 December 2014.

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