Maidenhead Bay, Kirkoswald

Grid reference

NS 213 086 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

221300 608600

Latitude

55.33886747456014

Longitude

-4.818028552880848

County

Ayrshire

Nearby places

Maidenhead Rocks, Maidens, Kirkoswald (0.26 miles)

Kirkoswald, settlement, Kirkoswald (1.69 miles)

Kirkoswald, parish (aka Turnberry) (1.69 miles)

Kirk Oswald, eccles. Kirkoswald (1.69 miles)

Lady Well, Thomaston, Kirkoswald (1.88 miles)

Object Classification

Coastal

Is linear feature?

Yes

Notes

Maidenhead Bay stretches from Barwhin Point in N to Maidenhead Rocks in S (perhaps the eponyous "Maidenhead"), prividing shelter for craft and also a good beach. Now adjunct to settlement of Maidens (formerly Douglaston), OSNB cites a form "Maidens Bay" for this feature.

Relationships with other parishes

Within Kirkoswald, parish (aka Turnberry)