Newmarket, Lewis facts for kids
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Benside, in Newmarket
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||ISLE OF LEWIS|
|Dialling code||01851 70|
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Newmarket ( Scottish Gaelic: An Margaidh Ùr) is a village in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, on the Isle of Lewis near Stornoway. It is part of the Leodsoch countryside and a peat site is not far away. Its nearest town is Stornoway and the nearest council headquarters is Na h-Eileanan Siar in Stornoway. Newmarket is within the parish of Stornoway. Newmarket is situated on the A857 at the junction with the B895. The remains of a stone circle exist to the west of the villages in a croft.
The peat site is situated just at the border of the village, Laxdaleside.
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