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For the water body, see loch.
Lochans is located in Dumfries and Galloway
Lochans shown within Dumfries and Galloway
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Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Stranraer
Postcode district DG9
Dialling code 01776-Unknown
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54°51′59″N 5°00′48″W / 54.866389°N 5.013233°W / 54.866389; -5.013233Coordinates: 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]