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Kirtlebridge, Dumfries and Galloway

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Kirtlebridge, Dumfries and Galloway

Kirtlebridge is a village in Dumfries and Galloway, southern Scotland. It is located 8 kilometres north-east of Annan, 5 kilometres north-west of Kirkpatrick-Fleming, and 1.5 kilometres south of Eaglesfield. The village is located where the A74(M) motorway and the West Coast Main Line railway cross the Kirtle Water. Kirtlebridge railway station on the main line formerly served the village, and a nearby junction marked the start of the Solway Junction Railway to Annan.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyDumfriesshire
OS GridNY2372
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
 

Other names by which Kirtlebridge, Dumfries and Galloway has been known in the past

Kirtle Bridge

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

Kirtlebridge, vil. with ry. sta., in SE. of Middlebie par., SE. Dumfriesshire, on Kirtle Water, 3 miles SE. of Ecclefechan; P.O.; Kirtle Water is here crossed by a railway viaduct of 9 arches each 36 ft. in span.

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