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New Luce, Dumfries and Galloway

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New Luce, Dumfries and Galloway

New Luce is an area in Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, about 10 miles in length and 5 to 6 miles in breath, being the upper part of the original Glenluce Parish. New Luce is shown as a civil parish in National Library of Scotland, John Ainslie map AD1782, New Luce is a quiet picturesque village that has a retailing shops and stores, Kenmuir Arms Pub and two bridges. In the summer it has a popular gala day.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyWigtownshire
OS GridNX1764
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
 

Other names by which New Luce, Dumfries and Galloway has been known in the past

Luce ~ Luce New ~ Newluce

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

Luce, New, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Wigtownshire - par., 28,877 ac., pop. 706; vil., at the confluence of the two headstreams of the Water of Luce, 5 miles NW. of Glenluce, pop. 320; P.O.

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