Tolsta Chaolais village, across Loch a' Bhaile
Tolsta Chaolais shown within the Outer Hebrides
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|Council area||Na h-Eileanan Siar|
|Lieutenancy area||Western Isles|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||ISLE OF LEWIS|
|UK Parliament||Na h-Eileanan an Iar|
|Scottish Parliament||Western Isles|
Tolsta Chaolais (also Tolastadh Chaolais, Tolstadh a' Chaolais) is a village on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland. It consists of about forty houses, clustered around Loch a' Bhaile, about a mile from the A858 road between Callanish and Carloway. The name has a Norse element, Tolsta, combined with a Gaelic element, Caolas, and means "Farm by the Strait". Tolsta Chaolais is in the parish of Uig, and has a building as a place of worship for all denominations.
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- "Lewis, Tolsta Chaolais". Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
- "Katie Morag to film on location on the Isle of Lewis". Highlands and Islands Enterprise. 14 February 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
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