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Dundrennan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Dundrennan, Dumfries and Galloway

Dundrennan is a village in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, about five miles east of Kirkcudbright. Its population is around 230. It is most notable for the ruins of Dundrennan Abbey, a 12th century Cistercian monastery. The weapons testing establishment Dundrennan Range is also nearby. Since 2001 the Wickerman music festival has been held on the nearby farm of East Kirkcarswell. grid reference NX748476
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyKirkcudbrightshire
OS GridNX7447
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway

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

Dun Nan Droigheann

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

Dundrennan, vil., ruined abbey (1142), and estate, in co. and 5 miles SE. of Kirkcudbright; P.O.

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