LOCHARBRIGGS, a village, in the Old Church parish of Dumfries, county of Dumfries, 3½ miles (N. N. E.) from the town of Dumfries; containing 213 inhabitants. This place is situated in the extreme north of the parish, and on the river Lochar, from which, and from a bridge across that stream, it has its name. In the vicinity is a quarry. From Locharbriggs to the sea the distance is about ten miles.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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