Lochans

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For the water body, see loch.
Lochans
Lochans is located in Dumfries and Galloway
Lochans
Lochans
 Lochans shown within Dumfries and Galloway
Council area Dumfries and Galloway
Lieutenancy area Wigtown
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Stranraer
Postcode district DG9
Dialling code 01776-Unknown
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Dumfries and Galloway
Scottish Parliament Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 54°51′59″N 5°00′48″W / 54.866389°N 5.013233°W / 54.866389; -5.013233

Lochans is a small village around 2.5 miles (4.0 km) south of Stranraer, in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland.[1][2]

Areas Of Historic Significance[edit]

Lochans Mill in the 19th century was a small two-storey range. With walls made with stone rubble and roofed with slate.In the late 1700s this building was built as meal mill. The Wheel at the side is made from cast iron,The Wheel has six spokes and is mounted on a cast-iron axle. Which is 3.66 m (12 ft) in diameter by 1.37m (412 ft) wide. Evrey this inside has been removed so the is no machinery.[3]

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