Chapelheron, settlement, Whithorn

Grid reference

NX 455 416 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

245500 541600

Latitude

54.74546549729106

Longitude

-4.400546417701685

Altitude (metres)

50

County

Wigtownshire

Nearby places

Whithorn, parish (1.06 miles)

Whithorn, eccles., Whithorn (1.06 miles)

Cruggleton, former parish, Sorbie (1.55 miles)

St John's Croft, settlement, Sorbie (2.13 miles)

Glasserton, parish (3.07 miles)

Object Classification

Settlement

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

The name has perhaps been affected by Chapel Outon nearby. The early forms demonstrate that this was orginally a name from G tiobar / OG tipra "well, spring". There is a well at NX453413 which could be the eponymous well, although that could have been nearer tot he current house.

Relationships with other parishes

Within Whithorn, parish