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Anwoth, Dumfries and Galloway

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Anwoth, Dumfries and Galloway

Anwoth is a settlement near the Solway Firth in the Stewarty of Kirkcudbright, Galloway, in South West Scotland, within a parish of the same name in the Vale of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway. Anwoth lies a mile (1.5 km) to the west of Gatehouse of Fleet. Anwoth's most famous inhabitant was the Rev. Samuel Rutherford (1600? - 1661), who was the minister at Anwoth Old Kirk from 1627 until 1636 when he was banished to Aberdeen.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyKirkcudbrightshire
OS GridNX5856
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway

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