"BRODICK, bay, village, ducal seat, and quoad sacra parish in Arran Island, Buteshire. The bay is near the middle of the east coast, 14 miles west-south-west of Ardrossan, has a crescent form on a chord of about 3 miles, and is overlooked by the mouths of 3 glens amid grand lofty mountains. The village lies dispersedly on the bay, and has a post office, with all departments, under Ardrossan, a hotel, an iron pier of 1872 and a church. The seat, Brodick Castle, belongs to the Duke of Hamilton, stands amid ornate grounds on north side of the village, is a spacious modern edifice with lofty tower, and occupies the site of an ancient fortalice of the Lords of the Isles. The quoad sacra parish is part of Kilbride. Pop. 933."
[From The Gazetteer of Scotland, by Rev. John Wilson, 1882.]
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Brodick to another place.
You can see the administrative areas in which Brodick has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NS019360 (Lat/Lon: 55.577508, -5.144939), Brodick which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)