(Lingerabay, Lingerbay , Lingreabhagh)
Western Isles

A small settlement on the rocky east coast of South Harris in the Outer Hebrides, Lingarabay (occasionally Lingerabay and, probably erroneously, Lingerbay, Gael: Lingreabhagh) is located a quarter-mile (0.5 km) southwest of Bayhead and 2 miles (3 km) northeast of Rodel. Lingarabay was the focus for a planning application for a super-quarry by Lafarge Redland Aggregates in 1991, which gave rise to a lengthy public inquiry. The quarry would have extracted 10 million tons of per annum, laying waste to the nearby mountain of Roneval over a period of sixty years, and exported this material via a sizeable harbour complex at Lingarabay for use in road-building in Southern England. A loading wharf was planned to extend beyond Lingarabay Island. The application was finally withdrawn in 2004.

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