Maybole, parish

Grid reference

NS 302 099 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

230200 609900

Latitude

55.353691486814945

Longitude

-4.678642999844809

Altitude (metres)

70

Nearby places

St Cuthbert's Church, Maybole (0 miles)

St Mary's Collegiate Church, Maybole (0.09 miles)

St John's Cottage, Maybole (0.33 miles)

Ladycross, Maybole (0.93 miles)

Ladycross Well, Maybole (1.06 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NGR for parish is graveyard in centre of Maybole, site of first parish church, fd. 1193, and dedicated to St Cuthbert (on which basis the church site may be older). Nothing remains of the church building, though an old font survives at the site (NMRS).

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Relationships with other parishes

Contains Kirkbride, former parish, Maybole (Carrick)

Parish details

Maybole, possibly including Kirkbirde XKI.

Parish TLA

MAY

County

Ayrshire

Medieval diocese

Glasgow

Parish notes

A small part of the parish of Maybole MAY was divided from the rest of the parish by the estuary of the River Doon. In 1891 this was transferred from MAY to Ayr parish AYP. It included: Abercromby Cottage Cunningpark (part) Goukscroft Seafield (part). See Shennan 1892, 297.