Fergus Loch, Ayr

Grid reference

NS 392 182 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

239200 618200

Latitude

55.43123472914271

Longitude

-4.541604181674505

Altitude (metres)

90

County

Ayrshire

Nearby places

St Brigit's Chapel, Sundrum (0.79 miles)

Coylton, parish (1.9 miles)

Mount Mary, Coylton (2.28 miles)

St Bride's Well, Coylton (2.39 miles)

Cloquhairnan, Coylton (2.47 miles)

Object Classification

Water

Is linear feature?

Yes

Notes

The loch has also given its name to a settlement (Lochfergus) and the wood along the shoreline (Lochfergus Wood). A tradition holds that there are the ruins of a monastery on an island in this loch, but the evidence is far from conclusive. See NMRS for some evidence and discussion.

http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/

Relationships with other parishes

Within Ayr, parish