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Polnessan, East Ayrshire

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Polnessan, East Ayrshire

Polnessan (Scottish Gaelic: Poll an Easain) is a small rural village in East Ayrshire, Scotland. Polnessan has a population of 87, and is located one kilometre north of Patna on the A713 road. Polnessan has no facilities, except for a play park which is due for upgrading, and is effectively a long row of council housing. The houses were originally built for miners and their families on the Houldsworth pit, a nearby coal mine.
Administrative CountyEast Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS4111
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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