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Coylton, South Ayrshire

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Coylton, South Ayrshire

Coylton is a village in South Ayrshire, Scotland. It is 5 miles east of Ayr, and 2.5 miles west of Drongan, on the A70. Sundrum Castle Holiday Park is to the west of the village, in the grounds of Sundrum Castle, which partly dates to the 13th century. A secret passage from the Castle was found during renovations and lead through its grounds to the waterfall, however it was sealed as it was deemed too dangerous. A rocking stone stands atop the Craigs of Kyle near Coylton.
Administrative CountySouth Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS4119
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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

Coylton, par. and vil., in mid. of co. and 5½ miles SE. of Ayr, 11,584 ac., pop. 3100; P.O.; has collieries and quarries of sandstone and limestone.

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