New Tolsta

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New Tolsta
Traditional House at Tolastadh (geograph 2424910).jpg
A traditional house at New Tolsta
New Tolsta is located in Outer Hebrides
New Tolsta
New Tolsta
New Tolsta shown within the Outer Hebrides
Language Scottish Gaelic
OS grid reference NB531485
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district HS2
Dialling code 01851
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
Coordinates: 58°21′22″N 6°13′16″W / 58.356°N 6.221°W / 58.356; -6.221

New Tolsta[1] (Scottish Gaelic: Baile Ùr Tholastaidh) is a village on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. New Tolsta is within the parish of Stornoway,[2] and it lies to the north of North Tolsta, at the end of the B895 road.[3]

To the north of the village lies the beginning of a road that was planned to cross the moor and meet the road end in the village of Skigersta in Ness. The uncompleted project is known locally as "the road to nowhere".


  1. ^ "Overview of New Tolsta". Scottish Places. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Details of New Tolsta". Scottish Places. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "B895". Sabre. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 

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