Holywood, parish, aka Dercongal

Grid reference

NX 954 796 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

295400 579600

Latitude

55.09971134508315

Longitude

-3.639482345673337

Nearby places

Holywood Abbey, aka Dercongal, Holywood (0 miles)

Kirkmahoe, eccles. Kirkmahoe (1.71 miles)

Kirkmahoe, parish (1.71 miles)

Maryfield, Terregles (1.72 miles)

Maryholm, settlement, Terregles (1.92 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NGR is for Holywood parish church, on the site of Holywood Abbey.

Relationships with other parishes

Contains Keir, modern parish (formerly)

Relationships with other places

Contains Holywood Abbey, aka Dercongal, Holywood

Contains Holywood Abbey, aka Dercongal, Holywood

Parish details

Holywood HOL formerly Dercongal, and including Keir KER.

Parish TLA

HOL

County

Dumfriesshire

Medieval diocese

Glasgow

Parish notes

The modern parish of Keir KER immediately to the south of Penpont was earlier ‘a pendicle of the Abbacy and a part of the Parish of Holywood ... but lately divided from it and erected into a Parish’ (Geog. Coll. iii, 207).