Carronbrig, Dumfries an Gallowa

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Carronbrig, Dumfries an Gallowa

Carronbrig (English: Carronbridge) is a veelage in the pairish o Morton in the historical coonty o Dumfriesshire in Dumfries an Gallowa, Scotland. The veelage is at the infaw o the A76 road an the A702 road, aboot ae mile north o Thornhill. The clachan o Enterkinfuit is juist til the north. Tae the wast o the veelage the Carron Watter flowes intil the River Nith.[1] Carronbrig Sawmill is in the veelage an it is a Category B leetit biggn, built in the 1850s for the Duke o Buccleuch's Drumlanrig estate.[2][3]

Carronbridge railwey station on the "Nith Valley" line wis locatit near the clachan o Enoch an is the site an aw o the Carronbrig railwey viaduct. The line remeens appen tae passenger an fraucht traffeck.

A namely resident is David Vernon, kent for his lang-distance rinnin an his appearance on the Chainel 4 tv shaw "Countdown".

Drumlanrig Castle an Tibbers Castle is nearby.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Overview of Carronbridge". Gazetteer for Scotland. University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 27 September 2009.
  2. Historic Environment Scotland. "CARRONBRIDGE VILLAGE CARRONBRIDGE SAWMILL  (Category B) (LB17354)". Retrieved 11 Januar 2019.
  3. "DSA Building/Design Report: Carronbridge Sawmill". Dictionary of Scottish Architects. 2008. Retrieved 27 September 2009.

Coordinates: 55°15′43″N 3°46′44″W / 55.262°N 3.779°W / 55.262; -3.779