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Kirkcowan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Kirkcowan, Dumfries and Galloway

KIRKCOWAN is an area about 15 miles in length, and from nearly two to nearly seven miles in breadth, comprising 30,580 acres, of which 7000 are arable, 300 woodland and plantations, and the remainder meadow, pasture in Machars, Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, with the village of Kirkowan, bounded on the east by the river Bladnoch, on the west by the river Tarf, and is 6 miles W. by S.W. from Newton Stewart.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyWigtownshire
OS GridNX3261
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

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

Kirkcowan, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Wigtown-Shire--par., 35,865 ac., pop. 1307; vil., on Tarf Water, 6 miles SW. of Newton-Stewart, pop. 671; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity are woollen mills.

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