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Auchenmalg is located in Dumfries and Galloway
Location within Dumfries an Gallowa
OS grid referenceNX233522
Cooncil area
Lieutenancy area
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Postcode destrictDG8
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UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
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54°49′57″N 4°45′03″W / 54.83250°N 4.75083°W / 54.83250; -4.75083Coordinates: 54°49′57″N 4°45′03″W / 54.83250°N 4.75083°W / 54.83250; -4.75083
Craig Lodge an Auchenmalg shore

Auchenmalg is a smaw clachan situatit on the shore o Luice Bay in the pairish o Auld Luice, in the historical coonty o Wigtounshire in Dumfries an Gallowa, Scotland.[1] The clachan conseests o a veelage haw, a public hoose cried the Cock Inn, an a caravan pairk cried Luce Bay Holiday Park. The main industrys in Auchemalg is fermin an tourism, thare is an acteeve dairy ferm an the caravan pairk sits abuin the sands whaur a wheen o brave sowels kemps again the cauld watter ilk year.

In recent years Auchenmalg haes been eikit wi the biggin o a nummer o new hames on umwhile agricultural laund.

Archaeology[eedit | eedit soorce]

Telephone Exchange an Kiosk, Auchenmalg

The Scots Canmore database leets a rowth o sites o archaelogical interest in the auries o Auchenmalg, includin:

  • Black Cairn - that is thocht no tae be a cairn, bit a hainin that micht hae conteent biggins.[2]
  • Auchenmalg Brig Staundin Stane - that is thocht tae be a prehistoric state some 6.5 fit heich in a field that is veesible fae the road.[3]
  • Auchenmalg Bay Jet - the remeens o a pier or jet on the shore that wis built in stane an is veesible at law tide.[4][4]
  • Auchenmalg Hoose - the ruins o an umwhile big hoose in field, an veesible fae the road.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Auchenmalg". Scottish-Places. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  2. "Auchenmalg Black Cairn". Canmore. Archived frae the original on 9 Mey 2019.
  3. "Auchenmalg Bridge". Canmore. Archived frae the original on 9 Mey 2019.
  4. a b "Auchenmalg Bay Jetty". Canmore. Archived frae the original on 9 Mey 2019.
  5. "Auchenmalg". Canmore. Archived frae the original on 9 Mey 2019.