Anwoth, parish

Grid reference

NX 582 562 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

258200 556200





Nearby places

Kirkbride, settlement, Anwoth (1.19 miles)

Killern, settlement, Anwoth (1.24 miles)

Kirkbride, ~eccles, Anwoth (1.36 miles)

Lady's Well, Anwoth (1.37 miles)

Girthon, parish (2.3 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)


NGR for Anworth Old Parish Church. A cross-slab dating to around 1100 is found at this site.

Relationships with other places

Contains Killern, settlement, Anwoth

Contains Kirkbride, ~eccles, Anwoth

Contains Kirkbride, settlement, Anwoth

Contains Lady's Well, Anwoth

Parish details


Parish TLA




Medieval diocese


Parish notes

Confirmed by John bp. of Galloway (1189 x 1206) to the uses of Holyrood as grant of David son of Terrus, the parsonage fruits appear to have been devoted to the use of the dependent cell of St Mary's Isle from the earliest times to the Reformation, while the cure was a vicarage perpetual. Holyrood Lib., no. 49 etc. See Cowan 1967, 7. A small part of Kirkdale KXJ q.v. was annexed to the parish in 1636 (the bulk going to Kirkmabreck KKK). The medieval boundary between Kirkdale and Anwoth was probably the Auchenlarie Burn.