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A small community by the Shildinis headland
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Language Scottish Gaelic
OS grid reference NB454313
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district HS2
Dialling code 01851
Police Northern
Fire Highlands and Islands
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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  • Na h-Eileanan an Iar
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  • Na h-Eileanan an Iar
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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 Isle 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.

Iolaire Memorial
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.

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