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Holywood, Dumfries and Galloway

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Holywood, Dumfries and Galloway

Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyDumfriesshire
OS GridNX9579
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway

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

Holywood, par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Dumfriesshire - par., 8805 ac., pop. 1078; vil., 1 mile S. of sta. (3½ miles NW. of Dumfries); P.O.; the abbey (founded 12th century, demolished 1779) stood in the SE. corner of the churchyard; a little W. is an ancient stone circle called "The Twelve Apostles".

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