Minnigaff

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Minnigaff
Minnigaff is located in Dumfries and Galloway
Minnigaff
Minnigaff
Minnigaff shown within Dumfries and Galloway
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Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district DG8
Dialling code 01671
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54°58′01″N 4°28′59″W / 54.966958°N 4.483167°W / 54.966958; -4.483167Coordinates: 54°58′01″N 4°28′59″W / 54.966958°N 4.483167°W / 54.966958; -4.483167
Garlies Castle, Minnigaff
Kirkcudbrightshire, civil parish map

Minnigaff is a village and civil parish in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland. Lead was discovered there in 1763 and mined about two miles from the village until 1839. [1]

Minnigaff is the birthplace of Sir James Mirrlees, winner of the 1996 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

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