St Inan's Chair, Beith

Grid reference

NS 371 553 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

237100 655300

Latitude

55.763594745605026

Longitude

-4.596676578500991

Altitude (metres)

190

County

Ayrshire

Nearby places

St Inan's Well, Beith (0.06 miles)

St Bridget's Chapel, Beith (1.37 miles)

St Bridget's Well, Beith (1.37 miles)

Beith, parish (1.67 miles)

Lochwinnoch, parish (2.56 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

See NMRS for a description of the chair as 'A cleft in the rock on Cuff Hill is called St Inan's Chair. .... He appears to be connected with Beith in some way, and is said to have given his name to the fair: 'Tinnan's Day'. J Smith 1895. By 1956 it was reported that the seat had been 'repaired' with cement and a footstone added.

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Relationships with other parishes

Within Beith, parish

Within Beith, parish

Relationships with other places

Adjacent St Inan's Well, Beith

68 metres