Crawickbridge and Crawickmill

   CRAWICKBRIDGE and CRAWICKMILL, villages, in the parish of Sanquhar, county of Dumfries, 1 mile (N.N.W.) from Sanquhar; the one containing 71, and the other 144 inhabitants. These places are situated on the beautiful stream of the Crawick, which separates the parish from Kirkconnel, and, after a south-west course of about nine miles, falls into the Nith near the manse of Sanquhar. At Crawickmill is an extensive carpet manufactory, in which upwards of a hundred persons are employed in the various processes of dyeing, spinning, and weaving the materials.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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  • Sanquhar —    SANQUHAR, a royal burgh and a parish, in the county of Dumfries, 12 miles (N. W.) from Thornhill, and 57 (S. W. by S.) from Edinburgh; containing, with the villages of Wanlockhead, and Crawickmill, and the hamlets of Crawickbridge and… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

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