Bankend, Dumfriesshire

Historical Description

BANKEND, a village, in the parish of Caerlaverock, county of Dumfries, ½ a mile (S.) from Caerlaverock; containing 189 inhabitants. It lies in the eastern portion of the parish, and on the west side of the river Locher, which separates it from the parish of Ruthwell.

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