Dawbeattie

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Dawbeattie
Town Hall, Dalbeattie.jpg
Dawbeattie Toun Haw
Dawbeattie is locatit in Dumfries an Gallowa
Dawbeattie
Dawbeattie
Location within Dumfries an Gallowa
Population 4,227 (2011 Census)
OS grid reference NX832613
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Kintra Scotland
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Post toun DALBEATTIE
Postcode destrict DG5
Diallin code 01556
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54°55′55″N 3°49′19″W / 54.932°N 3.822°W / 54.932; -3.822Coordinates: 54°55′55″N 3°49′19″W / 54.932°N 3.822°W / 54.932; -3.822

Dawbeattie (Inglis: Dalbeattie, frae Gaelic Dail Bheithe meanin "valley o birch") is a toun in Dumfries an Gallowa, Scotland. Dalbeattie is in a wuidit valley on the Urr Watter 6 km (4 mi) east o Castle Douglas an 19 km (12 mi) sooth wast o Dumfries. The toun is famed for its granite industry an for bein the hame toun o William McMaster Murdoch First Officer o the RMS Titanic.

John Keats, the Inglis makar, an his frien' Charles Armitage Brown bided at David Murray's Inn, noo The Maxwell Airms, on their walking tour o' Scotland in 1818. [1]

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  1. Walker, Carol Kyros (1992). Walking North With Keats. New Haven and London: Yale University. pp. 236–237. ISBN 0 300 04824 6.