Welcome to the parish of


Ayrshire, Scotland

Thank you for visiting New Cumnock and we hope you enjoy your stay as we share with you some of its special story and hopefully reveal its rich history and place in Scotland.

This web-site is devoted to the history of the parish of New Cumnock, Ayrshire in the Southern Uplands of Scotland.

New Cumnock History Latest Updates


Recent additions to Place- Names

Lochbrowan Hill
The DungeonLaglass HillDingle Brae
Burnston, Burnston Burn
and Burnston Bog
Lochingirroch Burn
Stonecross BurnPochriegavin BurnPollach, Pollach Burn
Buchanny Cairn (site of)Redhall BurnKnocknide Hill
Corsencon & Corsencon HillSwinkey BurnCraig of Bahoun
Seggy BurnLowesmuir and
Lowesmuir Mount
Lowes; East, Mid & West
Highmount and Lowmount PlantationsLane BurnWaterside
Limekiln BurnGuelt WaterNewhouse
LittlemarkBlack Bog Castle and MoatMarchburn
March Burn (4)March Burn (3)March Burn (2)
Old March Burn(s)Hungry HillBurnfoot of Carcow
Moat Knowes, Moat MossBraeheadStruther’s Brae
Boig , BoigcurrachCourt KnoweStar Bog
Craigenrig HagJock’s Hags Saddle Hags
Muirfoot and Muirfoot BurnBeoch and Beoch LaneWaterhead Castle and Farm

Please be sure to call again as new chapters are added to the history of New Cumnock.

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