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Borrowston
Crofts, Borghastan (geograph 2631059).jpg
Crofts, Borrowston
Language Scottish Gaelic
English
OS grid reference NB190424
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF LEWIS
Postcode district HS2
Dialling code 01851
Police Northern
Fire Highlands and Islands
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Scottish Parliament
  • Na h-Eileanan an Iar
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58°16′52″N 6°47′35″W / 58.281°N 6.793°W / 58.281; -6.793Coordinates: 58°16′52″N 6°47′35″W / 58.281°N 6.793°W / 58.281; -6.793

Borrowston (Scottish Gaelic: Borghastan), with a population of about 50, is a crofting township situated on the Isle of Lewis, on the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. It lies at the northern end of Loch Carloway 12 mile (800 metres) west of Carloway. Borrowston is within the parish of Uig, and is situated near to the A858, which runs through Carloway. The hill Ben Borriston (85 metres or 279 feet) lies to the west.

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