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Elrig, Dumfries and Galloway

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Elrig, Dumfries and Galloway

Elrig is a Clachan in Mochrum, Wigtownshire, in the Administration area of Dumfries and Galloway Council, Scotland. Located in the Machars peninsula, about 3 miles north of Port William. Elrig is the birthplace of author and naturalist Gavin Maxwell, who was born at the House of Elrig. His boyhood is recounted in The House of Elrig, published in 1965. The grounds of his family estate are open to the public, but the house is private with no public access.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyWigtownshire
OS GridNX3247
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway

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