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Whithorn

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Castlewigg House, Whithorn

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Isle of Whithorn June 2018

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Whithorn Gala Parade 2008

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Isle of Whithorn, Scotland

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Isle of Whithorn

Whithorn is a former royal burgh in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, about ten miles south of Wigtown. The town was the location of the first recorded Christian church in Scotland, Candida Casa : the 'White [or 'Shining'] House', built by Saint Ninian about 397.
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