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Gatelawbridge, Dumfries and Galloway

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Gatelawbridge, Dumfries and Galloway

Gatelawbridge is a hamlet in the region of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, two and a half miles east of Thornhill and near the gorge Crichope Linn. The origin of the name is unknown though in the past the locals called it Gateley Bridge, so perhaps it takes its name from a type of bridge over the Cample River in the centre of the settlement. The river divides the parishes, with all those east of the river being in Closeburn Parish, and those west of the river being in Morton Parish.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyDumfriesshire
OS GridNX9096
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway

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