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Glencaple, Dumfries and Galloway

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Glencaple, Dumfries and Galloway

Glencaple is a small settlement in the Dumfries and Galloway area of Scotland. Situated on the banks of the River Nith, it once served as a port for nearby Dumfries. Dumfries F.C. play their home matches at Norfolk Park in Glencaple. Glencaple is the home of the Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre. On 7th September 2012, Princess Alexandra opened the Caerlaverock Shop and Tearoom in Glencaple, accompanied by the Lord-Lieutenant of Dumfries, Jean Tulloch.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyDumfriesshire
OS GridNX9968
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
 

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

Glencaple, vil., Caerlaverock par., in co. and 5 miles S. of Dumfries, on river Nith; P.O.; is a sub-port of Dumfries, and a small bathing resort.

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