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infobox UK place
country = Scotland
official_name= Stoneykirk
unitary_scotland= Dumfries and Galloway
lieutenancy_scotland= Wigtown
constituency_westminster= Dumfries and Galloway
constituency_scottish_parliament= Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
post_town= Stranraer
postcode_district = DG9
postcode_area= DG
dial_code= 01776-830

static_image_caption=View of old graveyard and church.

Stoneykirk is a small village in Dumfries and Galloway, south west Scotland. It sits in the heart of the Rhins of Galloway, 5 miles south of Stranraer. The the A716 runs through part of the village. The village developed around the village's church (now disused), with a number of small cottages. The main industry in the village was agricultural based.

The village had a school situated on St Stephen's Terrace. It has recently be converted into flats. The village is located nearby to RAF West Freugh. The village lends it's name to the Church of Scotland parish of Stoneykirk, although the village no longer hosts a working church.


*The village has two hotels, providing accommodation, food and also serve as public houses.
*Locally owned garage, selling and servicing cars, the garage also contains a small Post Office
*Village hall, available for local use, also headquarters of the South Rhins Community Development Trust
*Graveyard church, for the parish of Stoneykirk
*McCulloch's Coaches is a local coach firm based in the village
* [http://www.www.culmorebridge.co.uk Culmore Bridge] Cottages nearby provides Self Catering accommodation.
*One local park, with goal posts and other amusements
*James King 407 Service provides a bus link north to Stranraer and south to Sandhead and Drummore [ [http://www.kingscoachhire.com/bus-services.htm Bus Services ] ]


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