Girthon, parish

Grid reference

NX 605 533 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

260500 553300

Latitude

54.85493161093694

Longitude

-4.173312547803594

Nearby places

Anwoth, parish (2.3 miles)

Kirkbride, settlement, Anwoth (3.06 miles)

Kirkandrews, settlement, KXQ, Borgue (3.18 miles)

Corsemartin, Borgue (3.2 miles)

Kirkandrews, former parish KXQ, Borgue (3.24 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NGR for Girton Old Parish Church. Some of the remains are pre-Reformation NMRS).

http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/

Relationships with other places

Contains Loch Whinyeon, Girthon (and Twynholm)

mostly

Parish details

Girthon

Parish TLA

GRN

County

Kirkcudbrightshire

Medieval diocese

Galloway

Parish notes

Annexed to the bishopric of Galloway by the reign of King John (1293 x 1306), both parsonage and vicarage were still annexed at the Reformation. See Cowan 1967, 73 for more details.