MONRIETH, a village, in the parish of Glasserton, county of Wigton, 6 miles (W.) from Whithorn; containing 94 inhabitants. This is a small village situated near a creek or bay of the same name, on the west coast of the parish, and opening into the bay of Luce. The road from Whithorn passes through the village to Port-William, about two miles north-westward of it. At a short distance, near the sea-shore, are some remains of the ancient church of Kirkmaiden; they consist of the walls, which are still pretty entire.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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