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Stoneykirk, Dumfries and Galloway

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Stoneykirk, Dumfries and Galloway

Stoneykirk is an area and a village in the heart of the Rhins of Galloway, Wigtownshire, south west Scotland nearly ten miles in length and three and a half miles in breadth, bounded on the east by the bay of Luce, and on the west by the Irish Channel, 5 miles south of Stranraer. The area is about 21,500 acres, of which 19,000 are arable, 375 woodland and plantations, and the remainder, whereof 1100 might be reclaimed, moorland.
Post townStranraer
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyWigtownshire
OS GridNX0853
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01776
Population1,235 (2001)
 

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

Stoneykirk, par. and vil., Wigtownshire - par., on W. side of Luce Bay, 19,480ac., pop. 2766; vil., 6 miles SE. of Stranraer; P.O.

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