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Kirkpatrick Durham, Dumfries and Galloway

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Kirkpatrick Durham, Dumfries and Galloway

Kirkpatrick Durham is a village and parish in Kirkcudbrightshire in the District Council of Dumfries and Galloway Administration area, south-west Scotland. It is located 6 miles north of Castle Douglas. The village was developed in the late 18th century as a handloom weaving centre, within the existing parish of the same name. The present church was built in 1850 by Dumfries-based architect Walter Newall.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyKirkcudbrightshire
OS GridNX7870
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
 

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

Kirkpatrick-Durham, par. and vil., NE. Kirkcudbright, on Urr Water--par., 18,277 ac., pop. 1317; vil., 5 miles NE. of Castle-Douglas, pop. 484; P.O.

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