Welcome to www.loreburne.co.uk...
This website is designed to give both locals and tourists a resource with helpful information about the town of Dumfries in south west Scotland.
The origin of the site name comes from the coat of arms for the Royal Burgh of Dumfries. According the history of Dumfries, close to the town was a marsh through which ran the Loreburne who's name became the rallying cry of the town in times of attack - "A Lore Burne" meaning "to the muddy stream". Its source was a deep bog in Catherine Street and it ran southwards parallel with Loreburn Street. It turned to the east after crossing English Street and joined the Millburn on the east of Queen Street. When the foundations were laid for Dumfries and Galloway Council Offices in 1914, its course was plotted.
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