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Kirkmaiden, Dumfries and Galloway

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Kirkmaiden, Dumfries and Galloway

Kirkmaiden, named after the mediaeval Saint Medan, is a village and an area about ten miles in length and from a mile and a half to nearly four miles in breadth of 13,000 acres, of which 4000 are arable, 6000 meadow and pasture, 300 woodland and plantations in Wigtownshire in the Rhins of Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway, the most southerly in Scotland. It is 16miles south-east from Stranraer containing the villages of Port Logan, and Drummore at Drummore Harbour (click on photo below).
Post townStranraer
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyWigtownshire
OS GridNX1236
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 code01776
Population685 (2001)

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

Kirkmaiden.-- par., Wigtownshire, 13,730 ac., pop. 2446; includes the Mull of Galloway, the most southern point of Scotland; the church (1638) is 1 mile W. of Drumore.

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