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English nameButt of Lewis
Gaelic nameRubha Robhanais
Meaningthe point of the hole headland

Location and type of place name

LocationLewis, Western Isles
Local authorityWestern Isles ~ Na h-Eileanan Siar
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature type
Post townISLE OF LEWIS
Postcode areaHS2
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNB520665
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Language notes 
SourcesBùt Leodhaiseach: Robertson [quoting People’s journal]
Rudha Robhanais: Watson in Dwelly
Rudha Robhanais: Watson, Rosg Gàidhlig, 38
Am Buta Leódhasach… Also called Rubha Robhanais: Prose Writings of Donald Lamont
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