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Glenluce
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Glenluce is locatit in Dumfries an Gallowa
Glenluce
Glenluce
Location within Dumfries an Gallowa
OS grid reference NX197573
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54°52′41″N 4°48′40″W / 54.878°N 4.811°W / 54.878; -4.811Coordinates: 54°52′41″N 4°48′40″W / 54.878°N 4.811°W / 54.878; -4.811

Glenluce (Gaelic: Clachan Ghlinn Lus) is a smaw veelage in the pairish o Auld Luce in Wigtounshire, Scotland.[1]

Glenluce Abbey

Near tae the village is Glenluce Abbey, a ruint Cistercian monastery biggit in 1192 by Lochlann, Lord o Galloway. Efter dissolution at the Reformation it wis abandont, wi the stanes bein uiset tae biggit nearbi hooses.

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  1. (Robert Chambers, William Chambers, The gazetteer of Scotland, Vol. 1, Edinburgh, 1844, p. 500, p. 748–749)