Holm, Lewis

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Holm
Scottish Gaelic: Tolm
Tolm Holm (geograph 3467498).jpg
A small community by the Shildinis headland
Holm is located in Outer Hebrides
Holm
Holm
 Holm shown within the Outer Hebrides
Language Scottish Gaelic
English
OS grid reference NB454313
Civil parish Stornoway
Council area Na h-Eileanan Siar
Lieutenancy area Western Isles
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town STORNOWAY
Postcode district HS2
Dialling code 01856
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Scottish Parliament Western Isles
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 58°11′53″N 6°19′55″W / 58.198°N 6.332°W / 58.198; -6.332

Holm Village (Scottish Gaelic: Tolm) is a village in the Scottish Outer Hebrides, on the island of Lewis near Stornoway. The modern area of Holm can be split into two distinct areas - "Holm Village" and "Holm Road with Parkend". Holm is within the parish of Stornoway.[1]

Iolaire Memorial

The Iolaire Memorial on Holm Point commemorates Admiralty Yacht HMS Iolaire, lost on rocks lying to the south in 1919. 205 died, many of them war veterans returning to the island.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Details of Holm". Scottish Places. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Iolaire Memorial". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 2009-07-26. 

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