The Dumfries and Galloway (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1998/3180/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1998-12-11

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 3180 (S. 190)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, SCOTLAND
The Dumfries and Galloway (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998

Made
11th December 1998

Coming into force
1st January 1999

Whereas under section 17(1) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973(1), as read with Schedule 5 to that Act(2), the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland on 25 September 1998 submitted to the Secretary of State a report on a review together with its proposals for the future electoral arrangements for the area of Dumfries and Galloway Council;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 17(2) and 233(3) of, and Schedule 5 to, the said Act and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, the Secretary of State hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Dumfries and Galloway (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 1st January 1999.

Interpretation

2.  In the Schedule to this Order–

(a)a reference to–

(i)an electoral ward is a reference to that electoral ward as constituted in this Order; and

(ii)a road, footpath, railway line, river, burn or canal shall, where the context so admits, be construed as a reference to the centre line of the feature concerned; and

(b)the following abbreviations are used:–

“EW” for electoral ward;

“NG Ref” for National Grid Reference as published on Ordnance Survey Maps.

Electoral arrangements

3.  The area of Dumfries and Galloway Council shall be divided into 47 wards, having the names, contents and boundaries set forth in the Schedule to this Order.

Henry B McLeish
Minister of State, Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House,
Edinburgh
11th December 1998

Article 3

SCHEDULEELECTORAL WARDS

Ward 1 Rhins South

Commencing at NG Ref NW 9815 5721 on the western boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then northeastward in a straight line to the junction of the A764 road and an unclassified road leading to Knock and Maize; then northeastward in a straight line to NG Ref NX 0186 5923 on the southern shore of Knockquhassen Reservoir; then generally westward, northward and northeastward along the southern, western and northern shores of the said reservoir to the Crailloch Burn; then generally northeastward and southeastward along the said burn to its confluence with the Piltanton Burn; then southward along the said burn to where it is crossed by an unnamed road at Upper Piltanton Bridge; then generally northeastward along the said road to a minor road leading southeastward to Ochtrelure and Dunbae; then southeastward and northeastward along the said road to and eastward along a track to Spout Wells and an unnamed road leading from Dunbae to the A77 road; then northeastward along the said unnamed road to its junction with the A77 road; then generally southeastward along the said road to its junction with the A716 road; then southeastward along the said road to its junction with the B7077 road; then generally eastward along the said road to its junction with the B7084 road; then southwestward along the said road to its junction with a track leading to a rifle range at NG Ref NX 1191 5402; then southeastward along the said track and continuing southeastward in a straight line to the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council in Luce Bay; then generally southward, westward and northward along the southern and western boundaries of Dumfries and Galloway Council to the point of commencement.

Ward 2 Rhins North

Commencing at NG Ref NX 0540 6167 on the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then southwestward in a straight line to Sheuchan Street; then generally northwestward along the said street to its junction with Leswalt High Road; then southeastward along the said road to and southwestward along Glebe Street to and westward along Park Lea Gardens to and southwestward along Moorefield and its continuation as a track to its junction with an access road to Springbank; then southeastward along the said road to a path at NG Ref NX 0480 6012; then southeastward along the said path to a track at NG Ref NX 0495 5991; then northeastward along the said track to its junction with an unnamed road at NG Ref NX 0513 6001; then generally southwestward along the said road to where it meets the northern boundary of EW 1; then generally southwestward, northwestward and southwestward along the said boundary to the western boundary of Dumfries and Galloway at Killantringan Bay; then northward, eastward and southward along the western and northern boundaries of Dumfries and Galloway Council to the point of commencement.

Ward 3 Stranraer North

Commencing at NG Ref NX 0607 6149 on the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council on the East Pier in Stranraer; then southeastward along the said pier to Cairnryan Road; then generally westward along Cairnryan Road, Port Rodie and Charlotte Street to its junction with St John Street; then southward along the said street to and eastward along Hanover Street to and southward along Dalrymple Street to and westward along Academy Street to its junction with Lewis Street; then southeastward along the said street to and westward, southward and northwestward along Fairhurst Road to its junction with Mount Vernon Road; then westward along Mount Vernon Road to and southward along Coronation Drive to a point in line with the rear curtilages of Nos 1/ 2 Glenorchard; then northwestward to and along the said rear curtilages and the rear curtilages of Nos 3-20 to the rear curtilage of No 26 Jubilee Crescent; then northwestward along the rear curtilages of Nos 26-46 Jubilee Crescent to the northeastern boundary of the Glebe Cemetery; then northwestward along the said boundary and the continuation thereof in a straight line to Moorefield and the western boundary of EW 2; then generally northeastward, northwestward and eastward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally westward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 4 Stranraer South

Commencing at NG Ref NX 0613 6035 on the southern boundary of EW 3 at the junction of Fairhurst Road and Lewis Street; then southeastward along the said street to the A77 road; then southward along the said road to where it meets the northern boundary of EW 1; then generally southwestward and northwestward along the said boundary to the western boundary of EW 2; then generally northwestward and northeastward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of EW 3; then generally eastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 5 Stranraer East

Commencing at NG Ref NX 0820 6371 on the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then eastward in a straight line to where the A77 (T) road crosses the Kirclachie Burn; then northeastward along the said burn to where it is crossed by an unnamed road leading to Balker; then generally southeastward and southward along the said road to the A75 (T) road; then northwestward along the said road to its junction with the A751 road; then southwestward in a straight line to where the Stranraer/Girvan railway line crosses an unnamed road at NG Ref NX 0876 5992; then generally southeastward along the said railway line to where it crosses the Bollancollantie Burn at NG Ref NX 1394 5772; then generally southward along the said burn to and generally southwestward along the Piltanton Burn to NG Ref NX 1210 5678; then southward in a straight line to NG Ref NX 1215 5645 and the western boundary of an unnamed wooded area; then southeastward along the said boundary and the continuation thereof in a straight line to the northern boundary of EW 1; then westward and northwestward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 4; then generally northward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 3; then generally northward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally eastward and northward along the said Council boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 6 Luce

Commencing at NG Ref NX 1306 5225 where the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council meets the eastern boundary of EW 1 in Luce Bay; then generally northwestward, northeastward and westward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 5; then generally northeastward, northwestward, northeastward, northwestward, southwestward and westward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally northward and eastward along the said Council boundary to where it meets the Tarff Water at NG Ref NX 2183 7428; then generally southward along the Tarff Water to its confluence with the Drumdow Burn at NG Ref NX 2981 5869; then southward along the said burn to its confluence with an unnamed tributary at NG Ref NX 2976 5761; then southeastward along the said tributary to where it is crossed by an unclassified road linking the B733 road and the B7005 road at NG Ref NX 3048 5674; then southeastward in a straight line to NG Ref NX 3490 5496; then southeastward in a straight line to the confluence of the Water of Malzie and an unnamed tributary at NG Ref NX 3653 5365; then generally southwestward along the said tributary to where it is crossed by the B7005 road at NG Ref NX 3615 5267; then southwestward to the source of the Killantrae Burn at NG Ref NX 3572 5108; then southward along the Killantrae Burn to where it meets a tributary at NG Ref NX 3647 4598; then southeastward along the said tributary to where it is crossed by the B7085 road at NG Ref NX 3687 4583; then southeastward in a straight line to the junction of a minor road to Drummodie and the B7021 road at NG Ref NX 3833 4393; then southeastward along the said B7021 road to and southwestward along an access road to Dowies to where it crosses the Monreith Burn; then generally southward along the Monreith Burn and its continuation as the Black Burn and its continuation to the A747 road at NG Ref NX 3912 3926; then southeastward along the A747 to a point in line with a field boundary at NG Ref NX 3957 3911; then southwestward along the said field boundary and its continuation to the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally northwestward and southwestward along the said Council boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 7 Whithorn

Commencing at NG Ref NX 3827 3778 where the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council meets the eastern boundary of EW 6; then generally northeastward and northwestward along the said boundary to where the Drumdow Burn is crossed by a minor road leading from the A75 (T) road to the B7052 road NG Ref NX 2978 5865; then generally eastward along the said minor road to its junction with the B7052 road; then northward along the said road to its junction with the B733 road; then southeastward along the said road to its junction with an unclassified road leading to the A714 road at NG Ref NX 4299 5516; then southeastward along the said unclassified road to and across the A714 road and continuing southeastward along the said unclassified road to a path leading to the River Bladnoch at NG Ref NX 4350 5490; then southeastward along the said path to the River Bladnoch; then northeastward along the said river to the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally southward, westward and northwestward along the said Council boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 8 Wigtown

Commencing at the point where the River Bladnoch meets the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council on the northern boundary of EW 7; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 6; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council at NG Ref NX 2183 7428; then generally eastward along the said Council boundary to where it meets the River Cree at NG Ref NX 3185 7616; then generally northeastward and southeastward along the River Cree to a point in line with a minor road leading southward from the A714 road past North Barnkirk and South Barnkirk NG Ref NX 3937 6696; then southward to and southeastward along the said road to its junction with St Couan’s Road; then northeastward along the said road and its continuation eastward as Princes Street, Dashwood Square, Goods Lane and its continuation to the River Cree at NG Ref NX 4126 6514; then generally southeastward along the River Cree to and continuing southward along the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council to the point of commencement.

Ward 9 Cree

Commencing at NG Ref NX 4126 6514 on the River Cree at a point opposite Goods Lane on the eastern boundary of EW 8; then generally northwestward and southwestward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally northward, northeastward, eastward, southward and northeastward along the said Council boundary to and continuing southward along the eastern boundary of the former Wigtown District to NG Ref NX 5119 6824; then southwestward in a straight line to the Graddoch Burn at NG Ref NX 5045 6548; then southwestward along the said burn to its confluence with the Cairnsmore Burn; then southwestward and northwestward along the said burn to its confluence with the Palnure Burn; then generally southwestward along the said burn to the River Cree; then generally northwestward along the River Cree to the point of commencement.

Ward 10 Stewartry West

Commencing at the confluence of the River Cree and the Palnure Burn on the eastern boundary of EW 9 at NG Ref NX 4513 6223; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to the confluence of the Palnure Burn and the River Dee at NG Ref NX 5493 7490; then generally southeastward along the River Dee to NG Ref NX 6204 7098 and its confluence with the Airie Burn; then generally southwestward along the said burn to its junction with Grobdale Lane at NG Ref NX 6106 6870; then generally southward along the said lane to its confluence with Derrygoun Burn at NG Ref NX 6209 6371; then southward along the said burn to NG Ref NX 6256 6263 and the western boundary of Laurieston Forest; then generally southeastward along the said boundary and the western boundary of Glengap Forest to NG Ref NX 6338 5788; then southward in a straight line to a point on a track leading from Drumwall to Carse at NG Ref NX 6368 5656; then eastward along the said track to a point in line with an unnamed tributary of the Pulwhirrin Burn at NG Ref NX 6418 5665; then southward to and along the said tributary to NG Ref NX 6421 5340; then southeastward in a straight line to the Ellisford Burn; then southeastward and southward along the said burn and its continuation southeastward as the Corraford Burn and its continuation in a straight line to the River Dee at NG Ref NX 6655 4881; then southward along the said river to the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally southward and northwestward along the said Council boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 8; then northward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 11 Kirkcudbright – Tarff

Commencing at NG Ref NX 6704 4596 on the eastern boundary of EW 10 on the River Dee; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to NG Ref NX 6280 6233 on the western boundary of Laurieston Forest; then northeastward in a straight line to an unnamed tributary of the Anstool Burn at NG Ref NX 6338 6258; then northeastward and southeastward along the said tributary to its confluence with an unnamed tributary at NG Ref NX 6452 6272 on the southern boundary of Laurieston Forest; then generally eastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NX 6644 6261; then southeastward in a straight line to the western shore of Bargatton Loch at NG Ref NX 6893 6186; then generally southeastward along the western and southern shores of the said loch to NG Ref NX 6948 6161; then southeastward in a straight line to the junction of an unclassified road leading from Barnboard and an unclassified road leading from Longwood at NG Ref NX 7109 6153; then southeastward along an unclassified road to an unclassified road at NG Ref NX 7177 6113 which connects the B795 road and the A75(T) road; then southward along the said unclassified road to its junction with an access road to Dunjop NG Ref NX 7177 6058; then southeastward in a straight line to the junction of the A75(T) road and an access road to Mollance at NG Ref NX 7210 5935; then southeastward in a straight line to the River Dee at NG Ref NX 7227 5919; then generally southwestward along the said river to a point in line with an unnamed tributary at NG Ref NX 7030 5476; then eastward to and along the said unnamed tributary to NG Ref NX 7136 5479; then southeastward in a straight line to where the B727 road crosses a tributary of the Balgreddon Burn north of Little Sypland at NG Ref NX 7294 5384; then generally southwestward along the Balgreddon Burn and its continuation as the Buckland Burn to where it is crossed by an unclassified road at Buckland Bridge at NG Ref NX 7018 4994; then generally southwestward and northwestward along the said road to its junction with the B727 road at NG Ref NX 6903 5088; then generally northwestward and southwestward along the B727 road and its continuation as St Cuthbert’s Road and St Cuthbert’s Street to and northwestward along Castle Bank to NG Ref NX 6820 5109; then due north to the River Dee; then westward and southwestward along the River Dee to the point of commencement.

Ward 12 Kirkcudbright – Bengairn

Commencing at NG Ref NX 6820 5118 where the southern boundary of EW 11 meets the River Dee in Kirkcudbright; then generally southeastward, northeastward, northwestward and northeastward along the southern and eastern boundaries of EW 11 to NG Ref NX 7177 6113 on the minor road linking the A75 (T) road and the B795 road; then generally northeastward along the said minor road to its junction with the B795 road at Glenlochar; then eastward along the B795 road to where it crosses the River Dee and generally southward along the River Dee to a point in line with the Mill Burn at NG Ref NX 7406 6174; then southeastward to and generally southward along the Mill Burn, Black Burn and Slack Burn to the B727 road at NG Ref NX 7564 5733; then generally northeastward along the said road to its junction with the B736 road; then southeastward along the said road to where it crosses the Potterland Lane at NG Ref NX 8023 5650; then generally southeastward along the Potterland Lane to the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally southwestward and northward along the said Council boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 10; then northward along the eastern boundaries of EW 10 and EW 11 to the point of commencement.

Ward 13 Stewartry North

Commencing on the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway and the eastern boundary of the former Stewartry District at NG Ref NS 6600 0330; then generally southward along the said boundary following the western shore of Loch Urr to NG Ref NX 8482 7405; then southward in a straight line to the A75 (T) road; then southwestward along the said road to its junction with an access road leading to East and West Barfil; then southeastward along the said access road to where it crosses an unnamed burn flowing to Milton Loch; then generally southward along the said burn to NG Ref NX 8418 7209 on the northern shore of Milton Loch; then southwestward along the northern and western shores of the said loch to an unnamed burn leading westward to a dam south of Auchengibbert NG Ref NX 8362 7121; then westward along the said burn to where it is crossed by a minor road from West Glenarm to Crocketford; then generally southward along the said road to a track at NG Ref NX 8279 7048; then generally southwestward along the said track to a point NG Ref NX 8195 7018; then southeastward in a straight line to a point NG Ref NX 8227 6901 on a field to the south of West Glenarm; then southwestward in a straight line to an unnamed burn at NG Ref NX 8140 6857 south of Barr of Spottes; then northwestward along the said unnamed burn to where it is crossed by a track at NG Ref NX 8132 6865; then generally southwestward along the said track and continuing southwestward across an access road to the properties known as Hermitage to a track at NG Ref NX 8001 6812; then southwestward along the said track to where it meets the A75 (T) road; then generally southward along the said road to where it crosses the Urr Water; then northwestward along the said water to its confluence with the Plan Burn at NG Ref NX 7608 7097; then generally northwestward and southwestward along the said burn to NG Ref NX 7415 7037; then southwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NX 7236 6993 and the source of an unnamed burn northeast of Peathill; then southwestward along the said burn to its confluence with Loch Ken near Waterside at NG Ref NX 7220 6789; then generally northwestward along the eastern shore of Loch Ken to a point in line with the mouth of the River Dee at NG Ref NX 6863 7017; then southwestward to and generally northwestward along the said river to and continuing northwestward along the eastern boundaries of EW 10 and EW 9 to the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally northeastward along the said Council boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 14 Castle Douglas – Dee

Commencing at the point where the A75 (T) road crosses the Urr Water at NG Ref NX 7920 6637; then generally southwestward along the said road to where it crosses Dunmuir Road, Castle Douglas; then southeastward along Dunmuir Road to and southwestward along Ernespie Road to King Street; then generally southwestward along King Street to and continuing southwestward and westward along the B736 road to its junction with the A75 (T) road; then southwestward along the said A75 (T) road to the northern boundary of EW 12; then generally northwestward and southwestward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 11; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 10; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of EW 13; then generally southeastward, northeastward and southeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 15 Castle Douglas – Urr

Commencing at NG Ref NX 7654 6353 at the point where the A75 (T) road crosses Dunmuir Road, Castle Douglas on the eastern boundary of EW 14; then northeastward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of EW 13; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to a point where the southern boundary of a field immediately to the south of West Glenarm meets an unclassified road leading southward from Crocketford to the A711 road at Edingham Loch NG Ref NX 8242 6889; then generally southward along the said road to a point NG Ref NX 8371 6371; then southwestward in a straight line to the summit of Dalmoney Hill at NG Ref NX 8265 6337; then southwestward in a straight line to a point NG Ref NX 8220 6238 at the southern end of the former Urr viaduct; then generally southward along the Urr Water to the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally southwestward along the said Council boundary to the western boundary of EW 12; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of EW 14; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 16 Dalbeattie – Craignair

Commencing at NG Ref NX 8225 6066 where the A711 road crosses the Urr Water on the eastern boundary of EW 15; then generally northwestward and northeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NX 8370 6373 on an unclassified road leading north of Edingham Loch; then southeastward along the said unclassified road to its junction with the A711 road; then generally southwestward along the A711 road and its continuation as John Street to and southward along High Street to its junction with Alpine Street; then generally eastward along Alpine Street to and southward along Copland Street to its junction with Blair Street; then westward along Blair Street to and southward along High Street to and continuing southward along the A710 road to a point where it crosses an unnamed burn immediately to the north of Little Richorn at NG Ref NX 8365 5975; then generally westward along the said burn to the eastern boundary of EW 15; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 17 Dalbeattie – Milton

Commencing where the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway meets the eastern boundary of EW 15 at the mouth of the Urr Water; then generally northward along the said boundary to and northwestward and northeastward along the eastern boundary of EW 16 to the eastern boundary of EW 15; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of EW 13; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to a point on the eastern boundary of the former Stewartry District at NG Ref NX 8482 7405; then generally eastward and southward along the said boundary to and generally southwestward along the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council to the point of commencement.

Ward 18 Criffel

Commencing where the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway meets the eastern boundary of EW 17; then generally northward along the said boundary to where it meets a minor road leading northeastward from the A75 (T) road to Beltonhill at NG Ref NX 9072 7519; then northeastward along the said minor road to its junction with a minor road leading from Shawhead at NG Ref NX 9095 7685; then northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NX 8900 7986 on the Cluden Water; then generally eastward along the Cluden Water to where it is crossed by a minor road leading southward from Burnside and Williamsfield at Irongray Bridge at NG Ref NX 9165 7960; then generally northeastward along the said minor road to its junction with a minor road leading from Dunscore to the B729 road at NG Ref NX 9184 8043; then southeastward along the said minor road to and southeastward along the B729 road to its junction with Glasgow Road; then southward along the said road to where it crosses the Cluden Water at New Bridge; then eastward along the said river to where it is crossed by the A76(T) road; then southeastward along the said road to its junction with Glasgow Road; then westward along the said road and its continuation in a straight line to a field boundary at NG Ref NX 9508 7881; then southeastward along the said field boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NX 9510 7879; then southwestward along the said field boundary to Irongray Road; then northwestward along the said road to a point in line with a field boundary at NG Ref NX 9487 7864 west of Irongray Technology Park; then southwestward to and along the said field boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NX 9476 7837; then southeastward along the said field boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NX 9485 7831; then southwestward along the said field boundary to Lochside Road; then southeastward along the said road to NG Ref NX 9508 7795 and a point in line with a field boundary at NG Ref NX 9506 7792; then southwestward to and along the said field boundary to the northern boundary of Hardthorn Smallholdings; then southeastward along the said boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NX 9507 7783; then southwestward along the said field boundary to NG Ref NX 9494 7759; then southwestward to and along an access road to No 7 Hardthorn Holdings to Hardthorn Road; then generally southeastward along the said road to its junction with the A75(T) road at NG Ref NX 9570 7687; then generally southwestward along the A75(T) road to where it crosses the Cargen Water; then generally southeastward along the said water and its continuation as the Cargen Pow to the River Nith; then southward along the said river to the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally southward and westward along the said Council boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 19 Cairn Valley

Commencing at NG Ref NX 9072 7519 where a minor road leading northeastward from the A75 (T) road to Beltonhill meets the eastern boundary of the former Stewartry District on the northern boundary of EW 17; then generally southwestward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 13; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to NG Ref NX 6890 9913; then southeastward in a straight line to the summit of Holmhead Hill at NG Ref NX 7530 9369; then southeastward in a straight line to the summit of Peelton Hill at NG Ref NX 8044 9151; then southeastward in a straight line to the triangulation pillar on Wauk Hill at NG Ref NX 8412 9094; then southeastward in a straight line to the southwestern boundary of Beuchanhill Plantation at NG Ref NX 8518 9074; then southeastward along the southern boundary of Beuchanhill Plantation and its continuation in a straight line to an unnamed burn at NG Ref NX 8654 9008; then generally northeastward along the said burn to the River Nith; then generally southeastward along the said river to its confluence with an unnamed burn at NG Ref NX 9010 8825; then northeastward in a straight line to the summit of Auchencairn Height at NG Ref NX 9343 9057; then southward in a straight line to the Pennyland Burn at NG Ref NX 9321 8912; then generally southward along the Pennyland Burn to where it is crossed by a track leading to Pennyland Farm at NG Ref NX 9393 8676; then southwestward along the said track to its junction with an access road leading to High Townhead at NG Ref NX 9336 8568; then southwestward in a straight line to the confluence of the River Nith and Mains Burn at NG Ref NX 9290 8443 south of Friars Carse; then generally southeastward and westward along the River Nith to its confluence with the Cluden Water at NG Ref NX 9687 7788; then northwestward along the said water to where it is crossed by the A76(T) road and the northern boundary of EW 18; then generally northwestward, southwestward, northwestward and southeastward along the northern and western boundaries of EW 18 to the point of commencement.

Ward 20 Sanquhar and District

Commencing where the Crawick Water meets the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council at NG Ref NS 8324 1887; then generally southeastward along the said Council boundary to where it meets the Glenleith Burn north of Glenleith Fell at NG Ref NS 9290 0316; then generally southward along the said burn to its junction with a track leading south from Durisdeer NG Ref NS 9193 0104; then generally northwestward along the said track to where it crosses the Kettleton Burn at NG Ref NS 9111 0197; then southwestward along the said burn to and northwestward along The Sware to and generally northwestward and southwestward along the Shiel Burn to its confluence with the Carron Water; then generally northward along the Carron Water to an unnamed road leading northwestward from the A702 road to Durisdeer; then southwestward along the said unnamed road to and continuing southwestward along the A702 road to where it is crossed by the Glasgow/Carlisle railway line at NG Ref NS 8806 0113; then generally southward along the said railway line to a point in line with an unnamed road leading to the A76(T) road at NG Ref NX 8817 9751; then generally southwestward to and along the said road to its junction with the A76(T) road; then southward along the A76(T) road to and southwestward along the B732 road to a point in line with the northern curtilage of Nithbank House; then westward to and westward and southward along the northern and western curtilages of the said house to the River Nith at NG Ref NX 8706 9622; then generally northward along the River Nith to its confluence with the Marr Burn; then generally northwestward along the said burn to where it is crossed by a minor road leading from Holmbank to Bellstane Cottage NG Ref NX 8353 9900; then northwestward in a straight line to the junction of a minor road leading to Auchengassel and a minor road leading to Cleuchhead NG Ref NX 8195 9987; then southwestward along the minor road leading to Cleuchhead to where it crosses the Druidhill Burn; then generally northward along the said burn and its continuation as the Glenwhern Burn to its confluence with the Linn Burn at NG Ref NS 8100 0285; then northwestward in a straight line to the summit of Welltrees Tappin at NG Ref NS 7541 0499; then northwestward in a straight line to the summit of Cloud Hill at NG Ref NS 7405 0505; then southwestward in a straight line to the summit of Corse Hill at NG Ref NS 6855 0352; then southwestward in a straight line to the northern boundary of EW 13 at NG Ref NS 6745 0331; then generally westward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally northward along the said Council boundary to where it meets the Kello Water at NG Ref NS 6785 0834; then generally northeastward along the Kello Water to and southeastward along the River Nith to its confluence with the Crawick Water at NG Ref NS 7711 1025; then generally northeastward along the Crawick Water to the point of commencement.

Ward 21 Kirkconnel

Commencing at NG Ref NS 8324 1887 where the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council meets the northern boundary of EW 20; then generally southwestward and westward along the said boundary to where it meets the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council at NG Ref NS 6785 0834; then generally northward and eastward along the said Council boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 22 Mid Nithsdale

Commencing on the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council at NG Ref NS 9732 0143; then southeastward in a straight line to the Water of Ae at NG Ref NX 9954 9988; then southwestward in a straight line to the triangulation pillar on Wee Queensberry at NG Ref NX 9847 9786; then southwestward in a straight line to the summit of Tod Slack at NG Ref NX 9583 9420; then southwestward in a straight line to the summit of Auchencairn Height at NG Ref NX 9343 9057 on the northern boundary of EW 19; then generally southwestward and northwestward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 13; then generally northeastward and northwestward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of EW 20; then generally northeastward, southeastward and northeastward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway near Glenleith Fell at NG Ref NS 9290 0316; then generally southeastward, eastward and northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 23 Lincluden

Commencing at the point where the River Nith is crossed by Buccleuch Street Bridge; then southwestward along Galloway Street to and generally northward along Glasgow Street and its continuation as Glasgow Road to the eastern boundary of EW 18; then northwards along the said boundary to where it crosses the Cluden Water at Newbridge; then generally southeastward along the said water to and generally southward along the River Nith to the point of commencement.

Ward 24 Lochside

Commencing at NG Ref NX 9513 7881 where the eastern boundary of EW 18 meets the western boundary of EW 23; then generally southward along the said boundary to a point in line with the northern curtilage of Abbey Croft, a property on Glasgow Road; then southwestward to and along the said curtilage to and westward along the northern curtilages of Nos 41 to 57 Findlater Court to and westward in a straight line to a point in line with the eastern curtilage of Lochside School NG Ref NX 9575 7794; then generally southwestward to and along the eastern and southern curtilages of the said school to Lochside Road; then generally southeastward along Lochside Road to and southwestward along Alloway Road to Hardthorn Road and the eastern boundary of EW 18; then generally northwestward and northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 25 Palmerston

Commencing at the junction of Hardthorn Road and Alloway Road on the eastern boundary of EW 24; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to the western boundary of EW 23; then generally southward along the said boundary to its junction with Galloway Street; then southwestward along Galloway Street to its junction with Terregles Street; then northwestward along Terregles Street and Terregles Road to its junction with the A75 (T) Dumfries By-Pass and the eastern boundary of EW 18; then northeastward and northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 26 Maxwelltown

Commencing at the point where the River Nith is crossed by Buccleuch Street Bridge; then generally southeastward along the River Nith to a point in line with Suspension Brae at the Suspension Bridge NG Ref NX 9726 7570; then southwestward to and along Suspension Brae to and northwestward along Troqueer Road to its junction with Rotchell Road; then generally southwestward along Rotchell Road, Park Road and Dalbeattie Road (A711) to where it meets the eastern boundary of EW 18; then generally northwestward and northeastward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of EW 25; then southeastward and northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 27 Troqueer

Commencing at NG Ref NX 9726 7570 where the River Nith is crossed by the Suspension Bridge; then generally southward along the River Nith to its confluence with the Cargen Pow and the eastern boundary of EW 18; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of EW 26; then generally northeastward, southeastward and northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 28 Loreburn

Commencing at the point where the River Nith is crossed by the Academy Bridge at NG Ref NX 9717 7652 on the eastern boundary of EW 23; then northeastward along the said boundary to a point in line with the northern curtilage of Dumfries Academy at NG Ref NX 9729 7658; then southeastward to and along the said curtilage to Academy Street; then southwestward along Academy Street to and southeastward along Loreburn Street to its junction with English Street; then northeastward along English Street to and eastward along Annan Road to where it is crossed by the Dumfries/Carlisle railway line; then southeastward along the said railway line to where it crosses Brooms Road; then southwestward along Brooms Road to and southeastward along Eastfield Road and Westfield Road and its continuation as a footpath to Gillbrae; then southeastward along Gillbrae to Gillbrae Road; then southwestward along Gillbrae Road to and generally westward along Craigs Road to its junction with St Michael Street; then northwestward along St Michael Street to and southwestward along St Michael’s Bridge Road to the River Nith; then generally northward and eastward along the River Nith to the point of commencement.

Ward 29 Marchmount

Commencing at NG Ref NX 9791 7820 where the A75 (T) Dumfries By-Pass crosses the River Nith near Dalscone; then southeastward along the A75 (T) to its junction with the A701 (T) road; then northeastward along the said road to a point in line with a track running along the rear curtilages of Nos 72 and 72A Bloonfield at NG Ref NX 9839 7815; then southeastward to and along the said track to a field boundary at NG Ref NX 9865 7806; then southeastward along the said field boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NX 9886 7802; then generally eastward along the said field boundary to NG Ref NX 9925 7801; then generally southeastward along field boundaries to the A75(T) road at NG Ref NX 9949 7737; then southeastward along the said road to its junction with the A709 (Lockerbie Road); then generally southwestward along Lockerbie Road to and generally southeastward along Glenbrae Loaning and Georgetown Road to where it is crossed by the Dumfries/Carlisle railway line; then generally westward along the said railway line to where it meets the eastern boundary of EW 28; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the River Nith; then generally northward along the River Nith to the point of commencement.

Ward 30 Lochar

Commencing at NG Ref NX 9791 7820 where the northern boundary of EW 29 meets the eastern boundary of EW 19; then generally northwestward and northward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 22; then northeastward along the said boundary to the Water of Ae at NG Ref NX 9954 9988; then generally southward along the said water to its confluence with the Hen Grain Burn at NG Ref NY 0035 9817; then southwestward in a straight line to Tuppark Linn at NG Ref NX 9947 9053; then generally southward along the Tuppark Linn, Glenkiln Burn and Water of Ae to its confluence with the Goukstane Burn at NG Ref NX 9994 8757; then northwestward along the said burn to a field boundary at NG Ref NX 9931 8829; then northeastward along the said field boundary to and eastward along an access road to Burnside to an unclassified road from Ae Village to Locharbriggs at NG Ref NX 9866 8827; then generally southward along the said road to where it crosses the Park Burn at NG Ref NX 9854 8508; then generally southward along the said burn to Jericho Bridge and the A701(T) road at NG Ref NX 9949 8109; then southwestward along the A701(T) road to the northern boundary of EW 29; then southwestward and northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 31 Heathhall

Commencing at NG Ref NX 9949 8109 on the A701 (T) road at Jericho Bridge; then generally southeastward along the Lochar Water to where it is crossed by the A709 road; then southwestward along the said A709 road to and generally northwestward along the eastern and northern boundaries of EW 29 to the eastern boundary of EW 30; then generally northward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 32 Nithsdale East

Commencing at NG Ref NY 0172 7766 where the A709 road crosses the Lochar Water on the eastern boundary of EW 31; then generally northward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 30; then generally northward and southeastward along the said boundary to the confluence of the Goukstane Burn and the Water of Ae at NG Ref NX 9994 8757; then generally southeastward along the Water of Ae to and continuing southeastward along the western boundary of the former Annandale and Eskdale District to NG Ref NY 0552 7926; then southeastward in a straight line to Beacon Hill at NG Ref NY 0560 7917; then southward in a straight line to NG Ref NY 0640 7676 on the western boundary of the former Annandale and Eskdale District; then northeastward and generally southeastward along the said boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NY 0970 7066; then westward along the said field boundary to the Raffles Burn at NG Ref NY 0932 7077; then generally northwestward along the said burn to where it is crossed by a track leading from Howthat to Langdyke NG Ref NY 0887 7151; then southwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NY 0810 7081; then northwestward in a straight line to an access road leading to Howthat; then southwestward along the said road to where it is crossed by the Dumfries/Carlisle railway line; then northwestward along the said railway line to a point in line with an unnamed tributary of the Black Grain at NG Ref NY 0685 7139; then southwestward to and along the said tributary to and along the Black Grain to its confluence with the Lochar Water; then generally northwestward along the said water to its confluence with the Kelwood Burn; then southwestward and northward along the said burn to where it is crossed by Bankend Road at NG Ref NY 0124 7061; then generally northwestward along Bankend Road to its junction with a minor road leading to Craigs Road at NG Ref NY 0053 7197; then northeastward along the said minor road to and northwestward along Craigs Road to its junction with a minor road leading to Georgetown Road at NG Ref NX 9930 7463; then northeastward along the said minor road to and northwestward along Georgetown Road to its junction with a track leading to Moss Park Cottages and Works at NG Ref NX 9961 7509; then northeastward along the said track to the western curtilage of the said Works; then northward and eastward along the western and northern curtilages of the said works and cottages to an unnamed road leading to Brasswell Farm and the A780 road; then generally northwestward along the said road to the A780 road; then generally southwestward along the said road to its junction with Loganbarns Road; then generally southwestward along the said road to where it crosses the Dumfries/Carlisle railway line; then generally westward along the said railway line to the eastern boundary of EW 29; then generally northwestward and northeastward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of EW 31; then northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 33 Georgetown

Commencing at the point where Georgetown Road crosses the Dumfries/Carlisle railway line on the western boundary of EW 32; then generally southeastward and southwestward along the said boundary to Georgetown Road; then northwestward along Georgetown Road to its junction with Gillbrae Road; then southwestward along Gillbrae Road to the eastern boundary of EW 28; then northwestward and northeastward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of EW 29; then eastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 34 Lochvale

Commencing at the junction of Gillbrae Road and Georgetown Road on the southern boundary of EW 33; then southeastward along the said boundary to the western boundary of EW 32; then southeastward and southwestward along the said boundary to and northwestward along Craigs Road to Gillbrae Road and the southern boundary of EW 28; then northeastward along the said boundary and the southern boundary of EW 33 to the point of commencement.

Ward 35 Caerlaverock

Commencing at the point where St Michael’s Bridge crosses the River Nith on the southern boundary of EW 28; then generally northeastward and southeastward along the said boundary to the western boundary of EW 34; then southeastward along the said boundary to the western boundary of EW 32; then southeastward, eastward and northeastward along the western and southern boundaries of EW 32 to NG Ref NY 0970 7066 on the western boundary of the former Annandale and Eskdale District Council; then generally southward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally westward along the said Council boundary to and generally northward along the River Nith to the point of commencement.

Ward 36 Hoddom and Kinmount

Commencing on the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council and the western boundary of the former Annandale and Eskdale District; then generally northward and northwestward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 32; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NY 0551 7967; then northeastward along the said field boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NY 0617 8006; then northwestward along the said field boundary to NG Ref NY 0610 8026 and the issue of Gilmour Cleuch; then northeastward along the said Gilmour Cleuch to and southeastward along the Marlake Burn to the Hightae Mill Loch; then generally southeastward along the western shore of Hightae Mill Loch to and southeastward along the Mill Burn to the Valison Burn at NG Ref NY 0957 7953; then northward along the Valison Burn to and northeastward along the southeastern shore of Castle Loch to the Innerfield Burn; then northward along the said burn to where it is crossed by the A709 road; then southeastward along the said road to where it crosses the River Annan at Shillahill Bridge; then generally southward and eastward along the said river to a point in line with an unnamed burn near Williamwath Bridge at NG Ref NY 1164 7616; then northeastward to and along the said burn to a point in line with the junction of the B723 road and an unclassified road through Castlemilktown Plantation NG Ref NY 1340 7824; then due east in a straight line to and northward and eastward along the said unclassified road to the A74(T) road; then southward along the said road to where it crosses the Water of Milk; then northeastward along the said water to its confluence with the Gimmenbie Burn at NG Ref NY 1547 7874; then generally northeastward along the said burn to its source at NG Ref NY 1847 7924; then northeastward in a straight line to the source of the West Gill Burn at NG Ref NY1940 7976; then generally southward along the said burn to where it is crossed by the Lockerbie/Carlisle railway line; then southeastward along the said railway line to where it is crossed by an unclassified road leading from Brydekirk to Eaglesfield NG Ref NY 2256 7375; then generally southwestward along the said road to where it crosses the River Annan at Bridge Street, Brydekirk; then generally northward and westward along the said river to where it is crossed by the B723 road at Hoddom Bridge; then southward along the said road to and westward along the B725 road to its junction with a minor road leading to Kelhead; then generally southwestward along the said minor road to its junction with the A75(T) road at NG Ref NY 1463 6904; then southeastward along the said road to a point in line with the western boundary of Newbie Long Wood NG Ref NY 1788 6756; then southwestward along the said boundary to and generally southwestward along Muir Beck to the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then westward along the said Council boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 37 Annan West

Commencing where the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council meets the eastern boundary of EW 36; then generally northeastward, northwestward, northeastward, eastward and southward along the said boundary to where the River Annan is crossed by Bridge Street in Brydekirk at NG Ref NY 1864 7054; then generally southward along the River Annan to the point where it is crossed by the B721 road; then southeastward along the said road to its junction with High Street, Annan; then eastward along High Street, Church Street and Scott’s Street to a pipeline which crosses below Scott’s Street; then generally southward along the said pipeline to and continuing southeastward along a dismantled railway to the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally westward along the said Council boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 38 Annan Central

Commencing at NG Ref NY 1945 6772 where the River Annan is crossed by the A75 (T) road; then generally eastward along the said road to where it crosses Hospital Road; then southwestward along Hospital Road to and southeastward along Standalane to its junction with Greenlea Road; then southwestward along Greenlea Road to and southward along Charles Street to the eastern boundary of EW 37; then generally westward and northward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 39 Annan East

Commencing at NG Ref NY 2050 6760 where the A75 (T) road crosses Hospital Road; then generally eastward along the said road to where it is crossed by Stapleton Road; then southwestward along Stapleton Road to its junction with Scott’s Street; then westward along Scott’s Street and Church Street to the eastern boundary of EW 38; then generally northward, northeastward, northward and northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 40 Chapelcross

Commencing where the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway meets the eastern boundary of EW 37; then generally northward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of EW 39; then eastward, northeastward and westward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 38; then westward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 37; then generally northward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 36; then northeastward along the said boundary to where the unclassified road leading from Brydekirk to Eaglesfield crosses an unnamed burn flowing southeastward into the Bonshaw Burn at NG Ref NY 2196 7334; then generally southeastward along the said burn to and southeastward along the Bonshaw Burn and Kirtle Water to where it is crossed by the A75(T) road at NG Ref NY 2937 6709; then northeastward along the said road to its junction with the B721 road; then generally southeastward along the said road to and southward along Dominion Road to its junction with Empire Way; then southeastward and northeastward along Empire Way to a point in line with a field boundary at NG Ref NY 3198 6673; then southeastward to and along the said field boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NY 3200 6658; then westward along the said field boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NY 3189 6658; then southeastward along the said field boundary to the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally westward along the said Council boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 41 Solway Border

Commencing on the southern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council where it meets the eastern boundary of EW 40; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to a point in line with a track leading south from Grahamshill Cottages NG Ref NY 2862 6926; then northeastward to and generally northward along the said track and its continuation to an unnamed burn at NG Ref NY 2892 7042; then eastward along the said burn to the Rae Burn; then generally eastward along the said burn to NG Ref NY 3019 7080; then northward in a straight line to an unnamed burn at NG Ref NY 3018 7200; then southeastward along the said burn to its confluence with the Logan Burn; then northeastward along the said burn to a point in line with a minor road leading to Milligansbushfield NG Ref NY 3142 7222; then eastward to and along the said road to where it crosses an unnamed tributary of the River Sark at the junction with an access road leading to Greenwrae at NG Ref NY 3269 7221; then generally southeastward along the said burn to NG Ref NY 3340 7094; then eastward in a straight line to the River Sark and the southern boundary of Scotland and the eastern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally southward and westward along the eastern and southern boundaries of Dumfries and Galloway Council to the point of commencement.

Ward 42 Canonbie and Kirtle

Commencing on the southern boundary of Scotland and the eastern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council at the confluence of the Muir Burn and Liddel Water at NG Ref NY 4538 7968; then generally southwestward, westward and southward along the southern boundary of Scotland to where it meets the eastern boundary of EW 41; then generally westward, northward, westward and southward along the eastern, northern and western boundaries of EW 41 to the northern boundary of EW 40; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 36; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the source of the West Gill Burn at NG Ref NY 1940 7976; then northeastward in a straight line to the summit of Risp Hill at NG Ref NY 2181 8029; then northeastward in a straight line to the ford on the Back Burn at NG Ref NY 2227 8170; then northeastward in a straight line to the summits of Grange Fell at NG Ref NY 2441 8194 and Kirtlehead Hill at NG Ref NY 2620 8355; then northwestward in a straight line to the summit of Burnt Hill at NG Ref NY 2606 8428; then northeastward in a straight line to the summit of Haggy Hill at NG Ref NY 2822 8527; then southeastward in a straight line to a triangulation point at Collin Hags NG Ref NY 2980 8000; then southeastward in a straight line to Leaheads Hill at NG Ref NY 3125 7935; then northeastward in a straight line to the summit of Viewy Knowe at NG Ref NY 3229 8001; then southeastward in a straight line to a point on the Irvine Burn at NG Ref NY 3522 7986; then generally northeastward and southeastward along the Irvine Burn to its confluence with the River Esk; then northeastward along the River Esk to and northeastward along the Tarras Water to its source; then northeastward in a straight line to the eastern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council on Hartsgarth Fell; then generally southward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 43 Langholm and Upper Eskdale

Commencing at NG Ref NT 1784 0613 on the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council at Wind Fell; then generally northeastward, southeastward and southwestward along the northern and eastern boundaries of Dumfries and Galloway Council to the northern boundary of EW 42; then generally southwestward and northwestward along the said boundary to the summit of Haggy Hill at NG Ref NY 2822 8527; then northward in a straight line to the summit of Ewe Hill at NG Ref NY 2833 8738; then northwestward in a straight line to the summit of Pleamoss at Hill NG Ref NY 2664 8876; then westward in a straight line to the Water of Milk at NG Ref NY 2534 8876; then northwestward in a straight line to the triangulation point at Hart Fell NG Ref NY 2301 8894; then northwestward in a straight line to the summit of the Knock at NG Ref NY 2240 9147; then northwestward in a straight line to the summit point at Black Edge NG Ref NY 2018 9217; then northwestward in a straight line to the summit point of Fenton Yet and the western boundary of the Castle O'er Forest at NG Ref NY 1940 9329; then generally northeastward, northwestward and southwestward along the western boundaries of Castle O'er Forest and Eskdalemuir Forest to Macmaw Edge NG Ref NY 1858 9719; then northwestward in a straight line to the summit of Loch Fell at NG Ref NT 1697 0500; then northeastward in a straight line to the point of commencement.

Ward 44 Dryfe and Lockerbie East

Commencing at NG Ref NT 1784 0613 on the summit of Wind Fell where the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council meets the western boundary of EW 43; then generally southeastward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 42; then generally southwestward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 36; then generally southeastward along the said boundary to a point where the A74 (T) road crosses the Water of Milk at NG Ref NY 1537 7867; then generally northwestward along the said road to a point in line with a field boundary at NG Ref NY 1384 8034; then northeastward to and along the said field boundary to the Lockerbie/Carlisle railway line at NG Ref NY 1400 8056; then generally northwestward along the said railway line to a point in line with the southern curtilage of a property known as Pollyanna; then westward to and along the said curtilage to the southern boundary of a dismantled railway line at NG Ref NY 1359 8200; then northwestward and southwestward along the said boundary to the A74(T) road at NG Ref NY 1314 8206; then generally northward along the said road to where it crosses the Dryfe Water; then generally northeastward along the Dryfe Water to where it is crossed by an unclassified road at Lammonbie Bridge at NG Ref NY 1384 8613; then generally eastward along the said road to a point in line with a field boundary at NG Ref NY 1649 8652; then northeastward to and along the said field boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NY 1656 8729; then eastward along the said field boundary and its continuation in a straight line to the summit of Hogg Hill at NG Ref NY 1787 8754; then northwestward in a straight line, along the eastern shore of Hallhills Loch to a point on the B723 road at NG Ref NY 1520 8965; then northwestward in a straight line to a point in line with the western curtilage of the property known as Blindhillbush; then northward in a straight line to a point on an access road leading from Newbigging to Blindhillbush at NG Ref NY 1515 9007; then northwestward in a straight line to the summit of Cacrabank Hill at NG Ref NY 1482 9192; then generally westward in a straight line to an unnamed tributary of the Dalmakethat Burn at NG Ref NY1252 9200; then northward along the said tributary to the Dalmakethat Burn; then generally northwestward along the said burn to NG Ref NY 1106 9261; then westward in a straight line to the River Annan; then generally northwestward along the said river to its confluence with the Cogrie Burn at NG Ref NY 1053 9663; then generally northwestward along the said burn to the point where it is crossed by the A701(T) road at NG Ref NY 0809 9874; then generally northeastward along the said road to its junction with the A74(T) road; then generally northward along the said road to its junction with an unclassified road leading to Barnhill House at NG Ref NT 0806 0277; then eastward along the said road to its junction with an unclassified road leading to Moffat at NG Ref NT 0927 0293; then northward along the said road to where it crosses the Frenchland Burn at NG Ref NT 0934 0413; then northeastward in a straight line to the junction of an access road leading to Dumcrieff and the A708 road at NG Ref NT 1088 0467; then northeastward along the A708 road to a point in line with Crofthead Burn at NG Ref NT 1191 0532; then eastward to and along the said burn to its confluence with an unnamed burn at NG Ref NT 1411 0521; then northeastward in a straight line to the point of commencement.

Ward 45 Lockerbie and Upper Annandale

Commencing at NG Ref NY 1526 7874 where the northern boundary of EW 36 meets the western boundary of EW 44; then generally southwestward and northward along the northern boundary of EW 36 to the point where the A709 road crosses the River Annan; then continuing northwestward along the said river to a bridge at Jardine Hill NG Ref NY 0962 8764; then westward in a straight line to an unclassified road leading to the B7020 road; then generally southwestward along the said unclassified road to the B7020 road; then westward in a straight line to the Kinnel Water and the western boundary of the former Annandale and Eskdale District at NG Ref NY 0753 8714; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to NG Ref NY 0173 9750; then northeastward in a straight line to the Bloody Gill at NG Ref NY 0208 9768; then northeastward along the Bloody Gill to its confluence with the Broadshaw Water; then generally southeastward along the said water and its continuation as the Duff Kinnel Water to the Kinnel Water at NG Ref NY 0662 9480; then northward along the said water to a point in line with the Corrie Burn where it is crossed by the A701(T) road at NG Ref NY 0716 9874; then eastward in a straight line to the said road and the western boundary of EW 44; then generally southeastward, southwestward and southeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 46 Lochmaben

Commencing at NG Ref NY 0173 9750 on the western boundary of EW 45; then generally southeastward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 36; then northwestward, southeastward and northwestward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 32; then generally northeastward and northwestward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 30; then generally northward along the said boundary to where it meets the western boundary of the former Annandale and Eskdale District just north of the confluence of the Water of Ae with Hen Grain at NG Ref NY 0035 9820; then northeastward and southeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 47 Moffat

Commencing at NG Ref NS 9732 0143 where the eastern boundary of EW 22 meets the northern boundary of Dumfries and Galloway Council; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 44; then generally southwestward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 45; then generally southwestward and northwestward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 46; then northwestward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 30; then northwestward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 22; then northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order gives effect (with minor modifications of a drafting nature) to proposals made by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland for the future electoral arrangements for the area of Dumfries and Galloway Council. The proposals follow on the review of the whole of Scotland undertaken by the Commission in terms of Schedule 5 to the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973. The area of Dumfries and Galloway Council is divided into 47 electoral wards as described in the Schedule to the Order. In terms of paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 to the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, the wards apply with effect from the ordinary election of councillors due to take place in May 1999.


(1)
1973 c. 65.

(2)
Schedule 5 was substituted by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39), Schedule 13, paragraph 92(67).
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