Kirkcudbright, parish

Grid reference

NX 690 511 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

269000 551100

Latitude

54.8374685951989

Longitude

-4.039987482289733

Nearby places

Kirkcudbright, eccles., Kirkcudbright (0 miles)

Angel Hill, Kirkcudbright (0.12 miles)

Kirkchrist, ~eccles. Kirkchrist, Twynholm (0.94 miles)

Kirkchrist, former parish, Twynholm (0.94 miles)

Kirkchrist, settlement, Twynholm (1.2 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Relationships with other parishes

Contains Dunrod, former parish, Kirkcudbright

Contains Galtway, former parish, Kirkcudbright

Parish details

Kirkcudbright KRB now includes Dunrod DXR and Galtway GWX.

Parish TLA

KRB

County

Kirkcudbrightshire

Medieval diocese

Galloway

Parish notes

Known also as the church of St Cuthbert of Desnesmor, it was granted to Holyrood Abbey by Uchtred 1160 x 1164. A perpetual vicarage was erected in 1274, this being served by a canon from time to time. See Cowan 1967, 119 for more details and references. Kirkcudbright KRB now includes Dunrod DXR and Galtway GWX.