Wigtoun

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The dark blue is Wigtounshire atween the years 1975 & 1996
Wigtoun

Wigtoun (Scots Gaelic: Baile na h-Uige, Inglis: Wigtown) is a toun that caws itsel "Scotland's Naitional Beuk Toun". This comes fae the nineteen beuk shops an furthsetters in the toun, alang wi the ither airtistic shops.

It's locatit in sooth wast Scotland in Dumfries an Gallowa.

The Inglis Naitional Buik Toun is Sedbergh, an the Wallis is Hay-on-Wye.

Treevia[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • In the Harry Potter universe, The Quidditch team, the Wigtown Wanderers comes fae this toun.
  • Althoogh the actor James Robertson Justice wisnae (as he claimt) born at Wigtoun, he did hae ancestral links wi' the area. Lived in the 1940s at Orchardton Hoose aff Agnew Crescent.
  • John McNeillie, author o The Wigtown Ploughman.

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Coordinates: 54°52′03″N 4°26′38″W / 54.8675°N 4.4439°W / 54.8675; -4.4439