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Sorbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Sorbie, Dumfries and Galloway

Sorbie is a small village in Wigtownshire, Machars, within the Administration area of Dumfries and Galloway Council, Scotland. It is located mid-way between Wigtown and Whithorn on the A714 road. Farming forms the principal local industry in the area. The Sorbie Village Hall is used by a number of groups. Sorbie Parish Church, in the centre of the village, dates from around 1755 and is a large T-plan structure, now de-roofed.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyWigtownshire
OS GridNX4346
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
 

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

Sorbie, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Wigtownshire - par., on Wigtown Bay, 9611 ac., pop. 1696; vil., 6 miles S. of Wigtown; P.O.

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