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Dalmellington is a market town and civil parish in Ayrshire, Scotland. In 2001 the village had a population of 1407. The town owes its origins to the fault line separating the Southern Uplands of Scotland from the Central Lowlands. Dalmellington sits at the issue of a river from the uplands into Dalmellington Moss plain.

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Google previewNew Pocked Road-book of Scotland, ... (1829)

by Samuel Leigh

DALMELLINGTON is a large and neat villa .ge of mia. Milet . . iJ . . . h . .

Google previewHistory of the Counties of Ayr and Wigton: pts. 1-2. Kyle (1863)

by James Paterson

Dalmellington is a place of some antiquity, and, though a mere village in point of size and population, has long been a burgh of barony. Research, however, has neither discovered when it was erected into a burgh, nor at what time a church ...

Google previewThe Gazetteer of Scotland (1833)

by Robert Chambers

Dalmellington is a meat thriving place, lying in a secluded low situation on the north bank of the Water of Doon, about sixteen miles southeast from Ayr. It has now several cotton and woollen manufactories. Close to the town, and almost within its precincts, is one of those artificial pyramidal mounts which are so common in Scotland, under the name of Moot-hills, having been used in early times as places for dispensing law.—Population in 1821, 976. DALMENY, a parish in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1854)

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A line from Ayr to Dalmellington is in progress. The following abstract will exhibit a view of the ...

Google previewA New Gazetteer, Or, Topographical Dictionary of the British Islands and Narrow Seas (1852)

Comprising Concise Descriptions of about Sixty Thousand Places, Seats, Natural Features, and Objects of Note ... and an Appendix ... by James A. Sharp

Beith, Cumnock, Girvan, Irvine, Maybole, are small debt courts, — while Girvan, Dalmellington, Xewton- on-Ayr, Xewmilns, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1877)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

Dalmellington, New Cumnock, Lugar and Muirkirk, Kilmarnock, Kilwinning, Dalry, &c. The coal 'measures of this basin are of variable thickness; they "tain from 5 to 8 and 11 principal coal-seams, yielding a united thickness of from 13 ft. to 40 ft. The Carboni* limestone series of Ayrshire sometimes contains no "kable ...

Google previewTopographical Dictionary of Scotland (1989)

Comprising the Several Counties, Islands, Cities, Burgh and Market Towns, Parishes, and Principal Villages With Historical and Statistical by Samuel Lewis

Facility of communication is afforded by the lines of the Glasgow and Ayrshire railway company, by the turnpike-road to Dalmellington, and by several other roads which branch off in various directions. A cattle-show is held in May. The village of Shewalton, on the bank of the river Irvine, contains 219 ; and that of Old Rome, on the same river, to the east, contains 257 inhabitants. For ecclesiastical purposes the parish is within the bounds of the presbytery of Ayr, synod of Glasgow and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)


Google previewBarclay's English Dictionary. With which is incorporated a complete modern gazetteer, a beautiful atlas of maps and also a pronouncing dictionary (1815)

by James Barclay (Curate of Edmonton.)

DALMELLINGTON, a parish of Scotland, in Ayrshire. Population 787.

Google previewA topographical Dictionary of Scotland ... and an elegant sheet map (1819)

by David WEBSTER (Topographer.)

by Dalmellington, on the E. by Stair, on the N. by Tarbolton and St. Quivox, on the W. by Ayr, and on the S.W. by Dalrymple. It extends about 2 miles in breadth, and 7 in length. The surface is flat, and the soil is a rich fertile clay, particularly productive on the banks of the rivers Ayr and Doom. There are several new plantations and natural woods, which are in a thriving state. In the parish are three lakes which ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica, or, Dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature (1854)

A line from Ayr to Dalmellington is in progress. The following abstract will exhibit a view of the population of Ayrshire in 1851 : — AYRY, or Aery, a nest or company of eagles or hawks, so called from the ...

Google previewDictionary of Pub Names (2006)

Doon Dalmellington, Strath. The river which flows from Loch Doon into the Firth of Clyde. Doris Pardoe's See Ma Pardoe's. Dormers Wimborne. The kind of windows which project vertically from a sloping roof. They were originally known as dormitory windows. Dormy House Willersey, Glos. Probably a house with dormer windows rather than a reference to the golfing term. There was, however, a ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, Comprising the Several Countries, Islands, Cities, Burgh and Market Towns, Parishes, and Principal Villages, with Historical and Statistical Descriptions: Embellished with a Large Map of Scotland, and Engravings of the Seals and Arms of the Different Burghs and Universities (1851)

by Samuel Lewis

Benwhat, Dalmellington. Ben-Wyvis, Fodderty. Berbeth, Straiton. Bighouse, Reay . Bin Hill, Cullen. Binarty, Ballingry. Binn, hill; Kinfauns. Binns, Abercorn. Binny Craig, Linlithgow. Birkhall; Glenmuick, &c. Birnam, Little Dunkeld. Bishopric, Little Dunkeld. Bishop's Hill, Portmoak. Blackadder, Edrom. Blackburn, Kinnellar. Blackcraig, New Cumnock. Blackerstone, Longformacus and Ellim. Blackethouse , Middlebie. Blackhall, seat ; Strachan. Blackhouse, Yarrow. Black-Larg Hill, Sanquhar.

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