CRAIGIE - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]

"CRAIGIE, a parish in the district of Kyle, in the county of Ayr, Scotland. It is bounded by Galston on the N., and by Riccarton, Dundonald, Symington, and Mauchline on the W. and S. The surface is in general level, fertile, and well enclosed. From an eminence 500 feet high, there is an extensive view, including Ben Lomond and the Grampians on the N., the Jura on the W., and the Irish hills on the S. Cairnhill, Barnwell, and Underwood are the chief mansions. This parish is in the presbytery of Ayr, and in the patronage of Campbell of Craigie. The stipend of the minister is £247. This parish includes part of the suppressed parish of Barnwell."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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