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Terregles, Dumfries and Galloway

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Terregles, Dumfries and Galloway

Terregles is a village and parish in Kirkcudbrightshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. The name Terregles is said to be a corruption of Brythonic Tir-eglwys (Latin terra ecciesici, that is, Kirk land). The parish contains the beautiful ruin of Lincluden Abbey, and Terregles House, once the seat of William Maxwell, last Earl of Nithsdale. Confert Lord Herries of Terregles. To travel to Terregles from Dumfries the main artery out of the town is Terregles Street.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyKirkcudbrightshire
OS GridNX9377
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway

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

Terregles, par., on E. border of Kirkcudbrightshire, on river Nith, 3S42 ac., pop. 471; contains a small portion of Dumfries parl. burgh.

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