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Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

Canonbie is a small village in Dumfries and Galloway in south west Scotland, six miles south of Langholm and two miles north of the Anglo-Scottish border. It is on the A7 road from Carlisle to Edinburgh, and the River Esk flows through it. There are frequent references in older documents to it as Canobie.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyDumfriesshire
OS GridNY3976
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
Population390 (2001 Census)

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

Canonbie, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Canobie), SE. Dumfries-shire, on river Esk, 6 miles SE. of Langholm and 15 miles NE. of Carlisle, 24,360 ac. (218 water), pop. 2723; P.O., T.O.; contains remains of Roman station, vestiges of priory of 12th century, and ruins of Border towers.

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