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Official guide to the Royal Burgh of Whithorn

Official guide to the Royal Burgh of Whithorn

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Published by Galloway Gazette Ltd in Newton-Stewart .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementissued by authority of Whithorn Town Council.
ContributionsWhithorn Town Council.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20663540M

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Whithorn, royal burgh (town) in Dumfries and Galloway region, historic county of Wigtownshire, southwestern Scotland. It lies on the peninsula between Luce and Wigtown bays. One of the oldest Christian centres in Britain, it was founded about ad by St. Ninian, who built a small whitewashed. The Royal Burgh of Whithorn is in the south of The Machars of Galloway, a peninsula of rolling countryside fringed by beaches and forests and including sites of archaeological interest dating back.

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Description. Find out more about the rich pilgrimage heritage of the route to Whithorn in our guidebook, “The Whithorn Way – a guide to the heritage of pilgrimage”.

The guidebook covers the mediaeval heritage and points of interest of all 13 segments of the Way. Official guide to the Royal Burgh of Dumfries [A R; Irving, Gordon Crosbie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Whithorn. In the eighth century, Bede wrote of Whithorn as a shrine established three centuries before his time: “an episcopal see, called after S.

Martin the bishop, and famous on account of the church where he rests in body, along with many other saints. The place belongs to the province of the Bernicians (Northumbrians) and is commonly called The White House.

Whithorn, which itself has two shops exclusively selling secondhand books, is only ten miles from Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town Wigtown and surrounding area now has thirty book-related businesses, which include a cookery, art and wildlife specialists, a private press, a craft bookbinder, and bookshop-café.

Whithorn – a Royal Burgh town – and the cradle of Christianity in Scotland is a gateway to many coastal delights. It is close to the official Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park.

Even with the street lights switched on, the Milky Way can clearly be seen arching above the town. As such, Whithorn is quite possibly Scotland’s earliest town. Later, in the middle ages, the burgh of Whithorn thrived as the shrine was visited by Scottish Kings and Queens; from Robert the Bruce to Mary Queen of Scots, and by thousands of pilgrims.

Our tradition of welcome is years old. Come to Whithorn and experience it. Buy The Royal Burgh of Jedburgh, Roxburghshire: official guide by (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

Links The Dumfries and Galloway web site contains a host of information about Dumfries, Dumfriesshire and Galloway and links to web sites throughout south west Scotland. Welcome to the Dumfries and Galloway visitors guide.

Book Shops (2) Builders (1) Cafes (1) Carpeting (1) Ceramics (1) Charity Shops (1) Churches (5) Coal Merchants (1) Electrical (3) Electrical PAT Testing (1) Electricians (2) Family Butchers (1) Film (1) Food (4) Foot Care (1) Funeral Director (2) Gardening (2) Gardens (1) Grocers (2) Hairdressing (2) Hardware (1) Joiners (4) Mechanics (1) Metalwork (1).

The Royal Burgh of Dumbarton, the official guide on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Unknown Binding, Import, Whithorn Newsagent. Closed Tuesday and Saturday PM and PM Sunday. Business Hours: 6am to 5pm Monday to Friday, Saturday 6am to pm, and Sunday am to 12 noon. Situated in the South West corner of Scotland, in the Royal Burgh of Whithorn, Our shop is on the main thorough fare at No.

9 George Street DG8 Read more». These were authorised by the burgh’s Royal Charter and continued into the nineteenth century, with diminishing importance as the system of royal burghs began to lose its monopoly on trade. The focal point of Whithorn at the time when most of its houses were built would have been the tolbooth and gaol, now removed from the widest point of the.

Whithorn, royal burgh in the historical county of Wigtownshire in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, about 10 miles south of Wigtown. The town was the location of the first recorded Christian church in Scotland, Candida Casa: the 'White House', built by Saint Ninian about Whithorn Whithorn Location within Dumfries and Galloway Population OS grid referenceNX • Edinburgh97 mi • London mi Council area: Dumfries and Galloway.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible cturer: Burrow. Whithorn Burgh Records Valuation roll, Estate Records. At the Ewart Library, Dumfries: EGD/ Rent book, Whithorn Rent book for lands of Cavans and Appleby (in parish of Glasserton),with manuscript transcription, undated.

At the National Records of Scotland, Edinburgh. While technically a burgh of barony, the prior enjoyed trading rights and after the Reformation Whithorn was accepted as a de facto royal burgh. However, in the absence of pilgrims, and with its only income now from harbour dues at the Isle, the burgh’s fortunes declined rapidly.

The Royal Burgh of Inverbervie, Kincardineshire: The official guide on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Royal Burgh of Inverbervie, Kincardineshire: The official guideManufacturer: Burrow. Whithorn is a former royal burgh in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, about ten miles south of Wigtown.

The town was the lo cation of the first recorded Christian church in Scotland, Candida Casa: the 'White House', built by Saint Ninian about Whithorn Newsagent. Closed Tuesday and Saturday PM and PM Sunday.

Business Hours: 6am to 5pm Monday to Friday, Saturday 6am to pm, and Sunday am to 12 noon. Situated in the South West corner of Scotland, in the Royal Burgh of Whithorn, Our shop is on the main thorough fare at No. 9 George Street DG8 8NS. Whithorn Newsagent. Open Monday to Friday am to 5pm (closed for lunch to pm) and Saturday am to pm; Sunday am to 12 noon.

Situated in the South West corner of Scotland, in the Royal Burgh of Whithorn,the newsagents is on the main thorough fare at .Whithorn (English: / ˈ w ɪ t h ɔː n / 'WIT-horn'; (Taigh Mhàrtainn in Gaelic), is a ryal burgh in the historical coonty o Wigtounshire in Dumfries an Gallowa, Scotland, aboot 10 mile sooth o Wigtoun.

The toun wis the location o the first Christian kirk in Scotland, Candida Casa, "the white (or shinin) hoose" built bi Saunt Ringan aroond Cooncil aurie: Dumfries an Gallowa.Wigtown (/ˈwɪgtən/ or /ˈwɪgtaʊn/ - both used locally; Scottish Gaelic: Baile na h-Ùige) is a town and former royal burgh in Wigtownshire, of which it is the county town, within the Dumfries and Galloway region in Scotland.

It lies east of Stranraer and south of Newton l area: Dumfries and Galloway.