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Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway

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Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway

Gatehouse of Fleet (Scottish Gaelic: Taigh an Rathaid) is a town in Kirkcudbrightshire, within the District Council of Dumfries and Galloway Area, Scotland, which has existed since the mid-18th century, although the area has been inhabited since much earlier. Much of its development was attributable to the entrepreneur James Murray's decision to build his summer home, Cally (now a hotel), there in 1765.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyKirkcudbrightshire
OS GridNX6056
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
 

Other names by which Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway has been known in the past

Gatehouse ~ Gatehouse Of Fleet

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

Gatehouse-of-Fleet, small river-port, Girthon and Annwoth pars., Kirkcudbrightshire, on river fleet, 1½ mile from head of Fleet Bay, 6 miles SE. of Drumore sta. and 9 miles NW. of Kirkcudbright, pop. 1286; P.O., T.O., called Gatehouse; 2 Banks. Mkt.-day, Sat.

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