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Glemsholm, Orkney

Historical Description

GLEMSHOLM, an isle, in the parish of South Ronaldshay, county of Orkney. This is a small islet lying northward of the island of Burray, from which it is distant about half a mile: it is nearly a mile in leneith and half a mile in breadth, and is appropriated to the pasturage of cattle and sheep. Glemsholm is an uninhabited island.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis