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Tynron Doon on left.

Tynron is a village and civil parish in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland, lying in a hollow of the Shinnel Water, 2 miles (3.2 km) from Moniaive.

At Tynron Doon there can be seen the ditches and ramparts of a Roman Iron Age hillfort.

The name Tynron is probably from Cumbric din rhón meaning 'lance-fort' [1]

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  1. ^ Watson, William J. (1925). "The Celts (British and Gael) in Dumfriesshire and Galloway" (PDF). Transactions and Journal of Proceedings of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society. Third Series. XI: 147–148. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-08-31. 

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Coordinates: 55°12′58″N 3°52′42″W / 55.21619°N 3.87825°W / 55.21619; -3.87825