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Dundonald, South Ayrshire

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Dundonald, South Ayrshire

This article discusses a village in Scotland, for the town in Northern Ireland, see Dundonald; For the Scottish peerage, see Earl of Dundonald. Dundonald is a village in South Ayrshire, Scotland.
Administrative CountySouth Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS3634
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

Dundonald, South Ayrshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Dundonald.-- coast par. and vil., Ayrshire -- par., 12,365 ac., pop. 8105; vil., 5 miles SW. of Kilmarnock; P.O.; contains part of parl. burgh of Irvine and the greater part of town of Troon; coal is mined, and sandstone is quarried; a little W. of vil. are the ruins of Dundonald Castle, the property of the Cochranes, Earls of Dundonald; Robert II. died at Dundonald Castle in 1390.

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