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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 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 previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1922)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

DALMELLINGTON, a village of Ayrshire, Scotland, 15 m. S.E. of Ayr by a branch line, of which it is the terminus, of the Glasgow & South-Western railway. Pop. (1901) 1448. The district is rich in minerals-coal, ironstone, sandstone and ...

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 ...

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, are burghs of barony ; returns fipo members to pari. viz. 1 for shire (elect- 4308) ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

DALMELLINGTON. See Damelingtoun. J3ALMENNOCK bay, a bay of Scotland, in Loch ry an, on the coast of Wigtonfhire. (l.VDALMENY, [Dumanay, Gael. /. e. black heath,} a paristi of Scotland, in the county of Linlithgow, 4 miles long from E.

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scottish Phrase and Fable (2012)

by Ian Crofton

Deil's Putting Stone A small rock on Windy Standard, a hill southeast of Dalmellington. There is a hollow in the top of the rock, in which passersby leave coins, presumably as some sort of propitiation of the genus loci. The term is also used ...

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.-DALM ENY , a parish of Scotland, in Linlithgowshire. Population 996. - DAll: EUDINI, or DALE UA DIN HI, ancient names of the inhabitants of the west of Scotland.

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 ...

Google previewUniversal Gazetteer and Geographical Dictionary (1845)

More Complete Than Any Hitherto Published. With Maps

Dalmellington, a vil. and pa. in Ayr., * Scotland. Pop. 1056. Dalment, a vil. and pa. in Linlith., Scotland. The Earl of Roseberry's house is in this pa. Pop. 1495. Dalsiow, a town in Hindustan, in the province of Oude, situate on the north side of the ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland (1833)

Compiled from Local Information, and the Most Recent and Official Authorities by John Gorton

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