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Britain By Car - A Motoring History


A small village on the west bank of the river Dee, about 2 miles north of Kirkcudbright.

In the Middle Ages, Tongland was home to a medieval monastic community, and the remains of the Abbey are still visible from the stone arch bridge that crosses the Dee, built in 1806 by Thomas Telford – his first major bridge in Scotland.

Since the 1930s the banks of the river have also been home to a hydro-electric power station, now a listed building.

An early motor manufacturer that produced one of the first cars designed specifically with women in mind. 

Galloway Motors Ltd, Culdoach Road, Tongland, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4LU.


Dumfries & Galloway locations