|Population||867 (2001 Census)|
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|Sovereign state||Unitit Kinrick|
|Post toun||NEWTON STEWART|
Whithorn (Taigh Mhàrtainn in Gaelic) is an umwhile ryal burgh in the auld coonty o Wigtounshire, in Gallowa, Scotland, aboot ten miles sooth o Wigtown. The toun wis the location o the first recordit Christian church in Scotland, Candida Casa : the 'White [or 'Shining'] Hoose', biggit bi Saunt Ninian aboot 397.
- St Martin and St Ninian Catholic Church, Whithorn, Wigtownshire George St, 1959-60. Designt bi Harry Stuart Goodhart-Rendel an' is his onlie building in Scotland. The East elevation has a carvt stane Hew Lorimer crucifix mountit tae the Wall. The church includin' the quadrant wa's is listed Category C(S).
- St Ninian's Priory Kirk, Church of Scotland. Built 1822 usin' stanes frae the medieval Whithorn Priory. The tour was addit in the mid-19th century. Porch addit bi Peter MacGregor Chalmers in 1914.