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Kirkbean


Dumfries and Galloway

Kirkbean Church
©2016 Gazetteer for Scotland

Kirkbean Church

A village of Dumfries and Galloway, Kirkbean lies at the southeastern foot of Criffell, 5 miles (8 km) south of New Abbey. A largely 19th Century estate village for Arbigland to the southeast, Kirkbean was the birthplace of John Paul Jones, founder of the US Navy. The father of John Paul Jones was head gardener at Arbigland Gardens.


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