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Beeswing is a wee veelage in the historical coonty o Kirkcoubrieshire in Dumfries an Gallowa, Scotland. It wis umwhile kent as Lochend in reference til its poseetion near Loch Arthur that lies til the east o the veelage an his been claimt as the settin for the Arthurian story o the Leddy o the Loch.[1] The veelage wis rename't tae honour the famous racin meir Beeswing.[2] The veelage umwhile haed a kirk that his noo been convertit til a hoose.

Loch Arthur Community[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Loch Arthur Community at Beeswing, rin bi the Camphill Village Trust,[3] is a wirkin ferm wi a dairy, gairdens, an uphaudit accommodation whaur fowk wi learin disabeelitys bide alangside volunteers in a wey that "notes the deegnity an uniqueness o ilk human bein an disna disteenguish atween thaim that is cried disable't an thaim that is no disable't."[4]

Ower the Water Veelage[eedit | eedit soorce]

Thare is a site on the wastren edge o the Loch ((grid reference NX896694) that ance haudit an "ower the watter" veelage durin the Stane Age o the Bronze Age. The residenters o the veelage bForderade in sile-uphauden biggins oot in the loch, some 70 fit fae the baunk, allouin for sauftie an security. The Museum in Dumfries haes a coracle that wis fund near this site in the 1930s.

Faurer readin[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Archived 2018-09-28 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 25 Julie 2007. Retrieved 17 October 2007.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Archived 2007-07-25 at
  4. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 5 October 2011. Retrieved 4 Juin 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Archived 2011-10-05 at the Wayback Machine