Carronbridge


Carronbridge
   CARRONBRIDGE, a village, chiefly in the parish of Morton, and partly in that of Durisdeer, county of Dumfries, 2 miles (N. by W.) from Thornhill; containing 254 inhabitants. This place takes its name from its bridge over the Carron water, which separates the parishes of Durisdeer and Morton; it is situated in the southern extremity of the former parish, and on the western boundary of the latter, a short distance east of the river Nith.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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