St John's Acre, Linlithgow

Grid reference

NS 990 770 (general (5km))

Six-figure easting & northing

299000 677000

Latitude

55.97539390091774

Longitude

-3.6186341054230575

County

West Lothian

Nearby places

St Ninian's Mill, Linlithgow (0.65 miles)

Mount Michael, Linlithgow (0.71 miles)

Linlithgow, parish (0.75 miles)

St Michael's Church, Linlithgow (0.75 miles)

St Mary's Chapel, Linlithgow (0.87 miles)

Object Classification

Field

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

The location of this small field has not been identified, other than the fact that it must have been in Linlithgow area. It was granted among other lands by the precentor of Dunkeld Cathedral, Patrick Young, and his brother John, for the support of a chaplain at the altar of St John the Baptist in the parish kirk of Linlithgow, St Michael's, in 1491. It is described as 'one acre of land called St John's Acre'.

Relationships with other parishes

Within Linlithgow, parish