Click for Bookshop

Lincluden


Dumfries and Galloway

Lincluden, Dumfries
©2017 Gazetteer for Scotland

Lincluden, Dumfries

A location in Nithsdale, Dumfries and Galloway, which has become a northwestern suburb of Dumfries, Lincluden lies at the junction of the Cluden Water with the Nith in the old county of Kirkcudbrightshire. The ruins of a mediaeval collegiate church stand on a mound by the Cluden Water. Founded in the 12th Century as a convent for Benedictine nuns, Lincluden was converted into a collegiate church at the end of the 14th century by Archibald, Earl of Douglas. A large Carnation evaporated milk factory operated here between 1935 and 2000.


Use the tabs on the right of this page to see other parts of this entry arrow

If you have found this information useful please consider making
a donation to help maintain and improve this resource. More info...

By using our site you agree to accept cookies, which help us serve you better