Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Gasstown

Gasstown, a village in Dumfries parish, Dumfriesshire, 1½ mile SSE of Dumfries town, under which it has a post office. It was founded about 1810 by Joseph Gass. Pop., with Heathery Row, (1871) 521, (1881) 467.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Dumfries ScoP       Dumfries Shire ScoCnty
Place: Gasstown

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