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Mouswald is locatit in Dumfries an Gallowa
Location within Dumfries an Gallowa
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55°02′22″N 3°27′49″W / 55.0394764°N 3.4635584°W / 55.0394764; -3.4635584Coordinates: 55°02′22″N 3°27′49″W / 55.0394764°N 3.4635584°W / 55.0394764; -3.4635584
Moosal Pairish Kirk

Moosal (English: Mouswald) is a rural veelage juist til the east o Dumfries in the historical coonty o Dumfriesshire in Dumfries an Gallowa, Scotland. It lies on the B724 road sooth o the A75 road.[1] The site haes views soothwart ower the Solway Firth.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

A Scandinavian sattlement begoud here in the 9t century an the name is said tae derive fae the Dens mosi vollr, meanin "a mossy field".[2] The laund belangt til the Clan Carruthers up til the 16t century.

A kirk existit in the veelage syne at least the 13t century. The praisent kirk dates fae 1816 bit wis remodelt bi J M Bowie o Dumfries in 1929. It is a Category C leetit biggin.[3] The kirk ceased tae be uised for worship aboot 2014 an wis subsequent place't on the property mercat for coversion tae a domestic dwallin. As o 2019, the biggin remeens on the mercat.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Mouswald, Dumfries and Galloway - area information, map, walks and more". Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  2. "Mouswald". Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  3. "Mouswald Parish Church, Churchyard and Gatepiers, Mouswald, Dumfries and Galloway". Retrieved 2019-07-29.
  4. (2012-05-17). "Another fine romance from Gwen Kirkwood". dailyrecord. Retrieved 2019-07-30.