Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Old Cumnock. You may be able to find further references to Old Cumnock in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Cumnock a town Groome
Cumnock, Old a parish Groome
Cumnock, Old parish Bartholomew
Old Cumnock railway station Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Old Cumnock.

Place Type of entry Source
Boreland an ancient castle, now represented by mere vestiges Groome
Dumfries House a seat Groome
Glasnock or Glaisnock an estate, with a handsome modern mansion Groome
Logan House a mansion Groome

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Old Cumnock within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Robert Gammage Ayrshire and Renfrewshire 3

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Auchinleck 17 2
Lugar 0 2
Airds Moss 0 2
Ochiltree 1 2
Sorn 0 2
Catrine 0 2
New Cumnock 0 3
Kyle 0 2
Mauchline 2 2
Drongan 0 2
Stair 0 2
Coylton 0 2
Muirkirk 0 2
Tarbolton 1 2
Dalmellington 0 2
Darvel 0 3
Newmilns 0 2
Galston 0 2
Patna 0 2
Kirkconnel 0 2