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Bridge of Dee, Kirkcudbrightshire

Historical Description

DEE, BRIDGE OF, a village, in the parish of Balmaghie, stewartry of Kirkcudbright, 3 miles (S. W.) from Castle-Douglas; containing 243 inhabitants. It derives its name from a bridge over the Dee, which river bounds the parish on the east, and separates it from the parish of Kelton. The lands in the neighbourhood are the property of the Society for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis