Closeburn  Dumfries Shire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Closeburn like this:

Closeburn, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in W. of co. and 11¾ miles NW. of Dumfries, 29,347 ac. (246 water), pop. 1505; P.O.; near the vil. are Closeburn Castle, an ancient seat of the Kirkpatricks, and Closeburn House.

Closeburn through time

Closeburn is now part of Dumfries and Galloway district. Click here for graphs and data of how Dumfries and Galloway has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Closeburn itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Closeburn, in Dumfries and Galloway and Dumfries Shire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th January 2022

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