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Beattock, Dumfries and Galloway

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Beattock, Dumfries and Galloway

The village of Beattock is located in the Southern Uplands of Scotland, and lies within the administrative area of Dumfries and Galloway around 2 miles south-west of Moffat and 19 miles north of Dumfries. It is surrounded by the parish of Kirkpatrick Juxta. It was an important stabling point for horses in the olden days with a coach house at one end of the village. It also boasts a bridge designed and built by Thomas Telford.
Post townMOFFAT
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyDumfriesshire
OS GridNT0702
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01683

Beattock, Dumfries and Galloway in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Beattock, sta. on Caledonian Ry., 2 m. SW. of Moffat, N. Dumfries-shire, for which it is the junction; P.O., T.O.

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