Whitekirk, former parish WTH

Grid reference

NT 596 815 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

359600 681500





Nearby places

Whitekirk and Tyninghame, modern parish (0 miles)

St Mary's Church, Whitekirk (& Tyningham) (0.14 miles)

Our Lady's Well, Whitekirk & Tyninghame (0.14 miles)

Tyninghame, former parish, WTH (1.81 miles)

St Baldred's Well, Whitekirk & Tyninghame (1.83 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (non-extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?



NGR for the medieval St Mary's Church at Whitekirk.

Relationships with other parishes

Within Whitekirk and Tyninghame, modern parish

Parish details

Whitekirk part of Whitekirk and Tyninghame TYX WTH

Parish TLA


Medieval diocese

St Andrews

Parish notes

Originally known as Hamer, the lands were granted by David I to Holyrood 1128x36, while c.1130 the church of the same was confirmed to the abbey by Robert bp. of St A. (Holyrood Lib. nos. 1-2). No vicarage existed in 1251, while in 1356 the church was served by two canons (ibid. no.75; Chron. Bower xiv, c.13, 14). For more details and refs. see Cowan 1967, 209.