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Stair, South Ayrshire

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Stair, South Ayrshire

The hamlet of Stair in Scotland nestles at the bottom of a glen beside the River Ayr at the north-west border of the 5,376 acre (22 kmĀ²) parish of Stair where the River Ayr is joined by Glenstang Burn in what is now known as East Ayrshire. In the year 1450 William de Dalrymple acquired the lands of Stair-Montgomery and built Stair House.
Administrative CountySouth Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS4323
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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

Stair, par. and vil., Ayrshire, on river Ayr - par., 5376ac., pop. 928; vil., 6½ miles E. of Ayr; P.O.; gives the title of earl to the family of Dalrymple; Stair House, seat, is in vicinity.

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