Abercorn, parish

Grid reference

NT 081 790 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

308100 679000

Latitude

55.99518765377813

Longitude

-3.47353686959215

Nearby places

St Serf's Law, settlement, Abercorn (1.42 miles)

Auldcathie, former parish, Kirkliston (1.87 miles)

St Ninian's Chapel, Bo'ness & Carriden (1.9 miles)

Rosyth, former parish, Dunfermline (2.37 miles)

St Margaret's Hope, Inverkeithing (2.39 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)

Notes

NGR for the Norman church of Abercorn, presumed to have been built on the site of the earlier church. It served as the see of the Anglian bishop over the Picts in the seventh century (until 685 AD). A series of eighth-century Anglian crosses are now housed here, and some hog-back stones.

Relationships with other places

Contains St Serf's Law, settlement, Abercorn

Parish details

Abercorn

Parish TLA

ABC

County

West Lothian

Medieval diocese

Dunkeld