Wigtownshire


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Wigtownshire

(ˈwɪɡtənˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
n
(Placename) (until 1975) a county of SW Scotland, now part of Dumfries and Galloway
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"Wigtownshire has always been a popular tourist destination.
Bullocks averaged 199p per kg selling to 219p for Lim from A McMillan, Black Park, Wigtownshire and to PS1,190 for a Lim from J Boyd, Dechmont, Cambuslang.
Inmates at Jessiefield Prison, Dumfries, were tasked with crafting bird houses for RSPB Scotland's Crook of Baldoon reserve in Wigtownshire as part of their Community Pay Back Scheme.
Today sees competitive rugby action come to an end for season 2018/19 as the Buddies take on Wigtownshire at The Anchor.
Their topics include the promontory crannog, the promontory fort, the palisaded enclosure, radiocarbon dating and Bayesian modeling, the material world of Iron Age Wigtownshire, the environment in and around Cults Loch, and liminal living in a dynamic landscape.
This perfectly balanced black heifer had an udder that flirted with perfection and sold for 3,000gns to R&A Agnew, West Dhuloch, Wigtownshire.
He also created the acclaimed Man on the Beach at Port William, Wigtownshire, left.
The finds were made by teams working on the PS17m A75 Dunragit bypass in Wigtownshire.
For years, Peter and his older brother Sandy combined farming with training and riding racehorses at the family farm in the depths of rural Wigtownshire. They bought Blue Venom for pounds 250 out of Harry Bell's yard and, with Mr Bell's words, "You'll never win anything with him", ringing in their ears, they set to work.
The Solway Harvester trawler sank in heavy storms off the Isle of Man in January 2000 and its seven crew, from the Isle of Whithorn, Wigtownshire, were all killed.
Two years later, a walker found human remains in Wigtownshire, near Stranraer.