Dornock

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For the cathedral town in Sutherland, see Dornoch.
Dornock
Parish church

Dornock is a small Scottish village in Dumfries and Galloway, situated about one mile west of Eastriggs and two miles east of Annan. Dornock is built on land which is 10 to 20 metres above sea level. Dornock Burn runs east of the village and the railway between Annan and Gretna is north of the village. The mud and sand banks of the Solway Firth are less than one mile away to the south.

History[edit]

It is famous for the Battle of Dornock during the Wars of Scottish Independence.

References[edit]

  • Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (number 85)
  • Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (number 323) - 1:25,000 scale (2.5 inches to 1 mile)

Stapleton Tower house. http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/67010/details/stapleton+tower/

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 54°58′59″N 3°12′07″W / 54.983°N 3.202°W / 54.983; -3.202