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Glenlochar, Dumfries and Galloway

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Glenlochar, Dumfries and Galloway

Glenlochar is a small hamlet on the western bank of the River Dee in the parish of Balmaghie, Dumfries and Galloway. Glenlochar is located one and a half miles south of Balmaghie Kirk and three miles (5 km) north of Castle Douglas. The Glenlochar Barrage on the River Dee is part of the Galloway Hydro Electric Scheme. The buried remains of a large Roman fort exist on the eastern bank of the River Dee, opposite Glenlochar.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyKirkcudbrightshire
OS GridNX7364
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway

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