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Newmarket, Lewis

Newmarket, Lewis

Newmarket is a village lying to the north of Stornoway.

Benside is part of Newmarket, and croft numbers in Newmarket follow on from those in Benside. Crofts in Benside may sometimes be referred to as 'Newmarket'. For example, 20 Benside and 20 Newmarket are the same croft, which on this website would be referred to as 20 Newmarket (Benside). The exact boundaries of Benside vis-à-vis the rest of Newmarket have varied over time.

 

Title: Newmarket, Lewis
Record Type: Locations
Gaelic Name: Am Margaidh Ùr
Type: Village
Grid Ref Easting: 142393
Grid Ref Northing: 935498
Record Maintained By: HC
Subject Id: 12637