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Quholm, Orkney Islands

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Quholm, Orkney Islands

Quholm is a hamlet in the northeast of Shapinsay, in the islands of Orkney, Scotland. William Irving, the father of Washington Irving, noted American author, was born in Quholm. Innsker Beach is situated very close by at the northwest edge of Quholm. Slightly to the south along Shapinsay's northwest coast are located the coastal ayres of Lairo Water and the Ouse situated within Veantro Bay.
Administrative CountyOrkney Islands
Traditional CountyOrkney
OS GridHY2412
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland

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