Mount Mary, Coylton

Grid reference

NS 385 218 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

238500 621800





Altitude (metres)




Nearby places

Oswald's Bridge, AYR (0.75 miles)

Oswald's Temple, Auchincruive, AYR (1.14 miles)

Annbank, Tarbolton (1.33 miles)

St Quivox, former parish, aka Sanchar, Ayr (1.5 miles)

St Quivox, eccles., Ayr (1.5 miles)

Object Classification


Is linear feature?



In 1860s and now a circular stand of trees. Given propensity for Mount X names to be modern plantation names, and the shape of this plantation, this is probably a very late name, and the eponymous Mary something to do with local landowners. See this for detailed follow-up: "The woodland bosquets were a crucial part of the 18th century designed landscape which had broken down by the mid-19th century. Reference to the 1st edition OS map shows that only those within the loop to the south of the River Ayr were wholly distinguishable by this time. Of these, Mount Loudon's and Mount Mary are significant today. The remnants of Mount Charles Wood, south-west of Auchincruive House, is predominantly conifer with some mixed deciduous trees. " from:

Relationships with other parishes

Within Coylton, parish