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Colmonell, South Ayrshire

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Colmonell, South Ayrshire

Colmonell is a small village in the Stinchar Valley, South Ayrshire. The nearest town is Girvan, ten miles away. The River Stinchar runs through the valley and the Colmonell area boasts three ruined castles: Craigneil Castle (thirteenth century), Kirkhill Castle (sixteenth century) and Knockdolian Castle (sixteenth century). The village has a small primary school, pub, fire station and village church. With a small population, Colmonell is a close community.
Administrative CountySouth Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNX1485
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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

Colmonell, coast par. and vil., S. Ayrshire, on river Stinchar, 4¾ m. SW. of Pinwherry sta. and 10½ m. SW. of Girvan, 47,969 ac. (479 water), pop. 2191; P.O., T.O.

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