Terregles

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Terregles is a village and parish near Dumfries, in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. It lies in the former county of Kirkcudbrightshire.

The name Terregles (Latin terra ecciesici, that is, Kirk land ) is Celtic, either coming from Brythonic Tir-eglwys or the Gaelic Tir (na h-)Eaglais. The parish contains the beautiful ruin of Lincluden Abbey, and Terregles House, once the seat of William Maxwell, last Earl of Nithsdale.

Confert Lord Herries of Terregles.

To travel to Terregles from Dumfries the main artery out of the town is Terregles Street. Terregles Street is home to Queen of the South F.C.'s football ground, Palmerston Park. Terregles Street become Terregles Road at the Summerhill area on the edge of Dumfries. As the name suggests Terregles Road is the road to the village of Terregles, around a further 2 miles away.

List of listed buildings[edit]

List of listed buildings in Terregles, Dumfries and Galloway

Coordinates: 55°04′44″N 3°40′34″W / 55.079°N 3.676°W / 55.079; -3.676

Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.