Holm, Lewis

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Holm
Tolm Holm (geograph 3467498).jpg
A small community by the Shildinis headland
Holm is located in Outer Hebrides
Holm
Holm
Location within the Outer Hebrides
LanguageScottish Gaelic
English
OS grid referenceNB454313
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSTORNOWAY
Postcode districtHS2
Dialling code01856
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
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EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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58°11′53″N 6°19′55″W / 58.198°N 6.332°W / 58.198; -6.332Coordinates: 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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