Dunrod, former parish, Kirkcudbright

Grid reference

NX 699 460 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

269900 546000







Nearby places

Galtway, former parish, Kirkcudbright (1.57 miles)

St Michael's Church, Galtway, Kirkcudbright (1.57 miles)

St Mary's Priory/Isle, Trail, Kirkcudbright (2.52 miles)

Senwick, former parish, Borgue (2.73 miles)

Kirkcudbright, parish (3.22 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (non-extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?


Relationships with other parishes

Within Kirkcudbright, parish

Relationships with other places

Contains St Mary & St Bruoc's Church, Dunrod KRB

Parish details

Dunrod now part of Kirkcudbright KRB.

Parish TLA


Medieval diocese


Parish notes

Granted to Holyrood by Fergus prince of Galloway 1128 x 61, the church was confirmed to the abbey by Pope Alexander III in 1164, and to the uses of the abbey by John bp. of Galloway 1189 x 1206 (Holyrood Liber nos. 25-6, 49, 73, App. I no.1). In 1555 the perpetual vicarage was annexed to the collegiate church of Biggar, the cure thereafter to be served by a vicar pensioner, while the parsonage remained with Holyrood (ibid. App. II no.41 [+ other refs.]), Cowan 1967, 55. Now part of Kirkcudbright KRB.