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Mochrum, Dumfries and Galloway

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Mochrum, Dumfries and Galloway

Mochrum is an area nearly ten miles in length and four to five miles in breadth in Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, bounded on the south-west by the bay of Luce. It contains 22,000 acres, of which 200 are woodland and plantations, about 1000 waste, and the remainder, almost in equal proportions, meadow, pasture in the west of the Machars peninsula.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyWigtownshire
OS GridNX3446
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

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

Magh Dhruim

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

Mochrum, par. and vil., SE. Wigtownshire, on E. side of Luce Bay - par., 24,071 ac., pop. 2315; vil., 4½ miles SW. of Whauphill ry. sta. and 8 miles SW. of Wigtown; P.O.; the par. contains Mochrum Loch (1½ mile long) and Mochrum Fell (646 ft.).

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