Holywood, Dumfries and Galloway

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Holywood is a village in Dumfries and Galloway

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Holywood within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Holywood in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Holywood, par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Dumfriesshire - par., 8805 ac., pop. 1078; vil., 1 mile S. of sta. (3½ miles NW. of Dumfries); P.O.; the abbey (founded 12th century, demolished 1779) stood in the SE. corner of the churchyard; a little W. is an ancient stone circle called "The Twelve Apostles".

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