Airth, parish

Grid reference

NS 900 868 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

290000 686800





Nearby places

Lady Well, Airth (0.22 miles)

St Andrew's Chapel, (episc), Airth (1.47 miles)

Bothkennar, former parish, Grangemouth (2.12 miles)

Tulliallan, parish (2.18 miles)

Bothkennar, ~eccles. BKX now Grangemouth (2.36 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)


NGR for Airth Old Parish Church. NMRS notes that the earliest part of the church here dates to the later twelftth century. Canmore ID: 48068.

Relationships with other places

Contains Lady Well, Airth

Contains St Andrew's Chapel, (episc), Airth

Parish details


Parish TLA




Medieval diocese

St Andrews

Parish notes

The church of Hereth was granted to Holyrood by David I and confirmed by Bp. Robert of St A. c.1130 (Holyrood Liber nos. 1-2 [also no.5 = ESC nos. 92-3]. A vicarage settlement took place in 1275, the parsonage thereafter remaining with the abbey (ibid. no.75; Ass. 104v, 163-4; Airth Writs nos. 26, 49). Cowan 1967, 5. No change in medieval boundaries. See Reid 1993, esp. maps pp.80, 82, 84; see also ibid. 87.