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Mouswald is located in Dumfries and Galloway
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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 9 Apryle 2018.
  2. "Mouswald". Archived frae the original on 30 October 2013. Retrieved 9 Apryle 2018.
  3. "Mouswald Parish Church, Churchyard and Gatepiers, Mouswald, Dumfries and Galloway". Retrieved 29 Julie 2019.
  4. (17 Mey 2012). "Another fine romance from Gwen Kirkwood". dailyrecord. Retrieved 30 Julie 2019.