Eaglesfield

   EAGLESFIELD, a village, in the parish of Middlebie, county of Dumfries; containing 456 inhabitants. This is the principal of three flourishing villages in the parish, erected within the last twenty years, and the inhabitants of which are to a considerable extent engaged in weaving.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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