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Back, Lewis

Back, Lewis

The village of Back came into being in 1851 when Old Back was relotted. It lies on the east coast of the Isle of Lewis to the north of Stornoway, in the district of Back.

Over time the number of crofts have increased to 67 and include Lighthill (Cnoc an t-Solais), am Poileagan (New Street) and the schoolhouse.

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Title: Back, Lewis
Record Type: Locations
Gaelic Name: Am Bac
Type: Village/Township
Grid Ref Easting: 148213
Grid Ref Northing: 940548
Record Maintained By: HC
Subject Id: 4002