LOWTHERTOWN, a village, in the parish of Dornock, county of Dumfries; containing 195 inhabitants. This is an improving village, which has sprung up within the last seven years, and has its name from the proprietor, named Lowther, by whom the land on which it is built is feued. It is situated in the eastern part of the parish, and consists of a large group of cottages inhabited chiefly by persons engaged in agricultural pursuits.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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