Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Beith a market town Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Barrmill village with railway station Bartholomew
Boghall a property, with the bed of a drained lake Groome
Burnhouse village Bartholomew
Caldwell seat Bartholomew
Gateside a village Groome
Gateside village Bartholomew
Giffen Castle old ruined seat Bartholomew
Hessilhead Castle old ruin Bartholomew
Morishill an estate, with a mansion Groome
Morrishill seat Bartholomew
Woodside seat Bartholomew

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 Beith 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 1

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
Glengarnock 0 2
Kilbirnie 0 2
Lochwinnoch 0 2
Auchenbathie 0 2
Dunlop 0 2
Dalry 0 2
Blair 0 2
Howwood 0 2
Cunninghame 0 2
Kilbarchan 1 2
Stewarton 0 2
Kilwinning 0 2
Johnstone 0 2
Bridge of Weir 0 3
Crosslee 0 2
Neilston 0 2
Elderslie 0 2
Perceton 0 2
Linwood 0 2
Fairlie 0 2