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Moniaive, Dumfries and Galloway

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Moniaive, Dumfries and Galloway

{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:55.197|-3.921|region:GB_type:city(520)|||||| |primary |name= }} Moniaive Scottish Gaelic: Monadh-abh Scots: Minnyhive 240px Moniaive is located in ScotlandMoniaiveMoniaive Population 520  OS grid reference NX778909 Council area Dumfries and Galloway Lieutenancy area Dumfries Country Scotland Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town THORNHILL Postcode district DG3 Dialling code 01848 Police Scottish Fire Ambulance Scottish EU Parliament Scotland UK Parliament Dumfries and Galloway Scottish Parliament Dumfriesshire List of places UK Scotland Moniaive (Scottish Gaelic: Monadh-abh, "Hill of Streams") is a village in the Parish of Glencairn, in Dumfries and Galloway, South-West Scotland. Moniaive has been named best overall small village in the Nithsdale in Bloom competition five times in a row, from 2006-2011. The village streetscape was featured in the 2002 Peter Mullan film The Magdalene Sisters. In 2004, The Times described the village as one of the 'coolest' in Britain.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyDumfriesshire
OS GridNX7790
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01848

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

Moniaive, vil., Glencairn par., W. Dumfriesshire, at confluence of Dalwhat and Craigdarroch Waters, 7 miles SW. of Thornhill, pop. (including Dunreggan) 699; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Moniaive is a burgh of barony under charter of Charles I.

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