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Eskdalemuir, Dumfries and Galloway

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Eskdalemuir, Dumfries and Galloway

Eskdalemuir is a civil parish and small village in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, with a population of 265. It is sited around 10 miles north-west of Langholm and 10 miles north-east of Lockerbie. The area consists of high wet moorlands chiefly used for sheep grazing and forestry plantation. Settlement is generally located near to, or by one of the many tributaries of the Black Esk and White Esk rivers.
Post townLangholm
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyDumfriesshire
OS GridNY2597
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code013873
Population265 (2001)

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

Eskdalemuir, par., NE. Dumfries-shire, 43,282 ac., pop. 543; P.O.; the church is on the White Esk, 14 miles NW. of Langholm.

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