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Listed Buildings in North Ayrshire - Barony and Castle of Giffen, Eglinton Castle, Kilwinning Abbey, Eglinton Tournament Bridge (Paperback) Loot Price: R469
Discovery Miles 4 690
Listed Buildings in North Ayrshire - Barony and Castle of Giffen, Eglinton Castle, Kilwinning Abbey, Eglinton Tournament Bridge...

Listed Buildings in North Ayrshire - Barony and Castle of Giffen, Eglinton Castle, Kilwinning Abbey, Eglinton Tournament Bridge (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 81. Chapters: Barony and Castle of Giffen, Eglinton Castle, Kilwinning Abbey, Eglinton Tournament Bridge, Barony of Ladyland, Laigh Milton Viaduct, Seagate Castle, Skelmorlie Castle, Rowallan Castle, Kerelaw Castle, Brodick Castle, Auchenharvie Castle, Little Cumbrae Castle, Stanecastle, Glengarnock Castle, Clonbeith Castle, Ardrossan Castle, Kelburn Castle, Kilwinning Old Parish church, Kilbirnie Auld Kirk, Lochranza Castle, West Kilbride railway station, Skelmorlie Aisle, Portencross Castle, Brisbane Aisle, Knock Castle, Largs, St Columba's College, Largs, Cathedral of the Isles, Beith Parish Churches. Excerpt: The Barony of Giffen and its associated 15th-century castle were in the parish of Beith in the former District of Cunninghame, now North Ayrshire. The site may be spelled Giffen or Giffin and lay within the Lordship of Giffin, which included the Baronies of Giffen, Trearne, Hessilhead, Broadstone, Roughwood and Ramshead; valued at 3788 9s 10d. The Barony of Giffen comprised a number of properties, including Greenhills, Thirdpart, Drumbuie, Nettlehirst and Balgray, covering about half of the parish of Beith. Giffen was a hundred merk land, separated from the Barony of Beith, a forty pound land, by the Powgree Burn which rises on Cuff hill. The Lugton Water or the Bungle burn running through Burnhouse may have been the Giffen barony boundary with that of the adjacent barony and lands of Aiket castle. Giffen has a recorded history that covers many of familiar aspects of a feudal barony, including the possession of a 'Moot' or 'Justice Hill' here represented by 'Greenhills', as well as a thirled mill and a 'gathering place' known as the 'Borestone'. Other features such as the old chapel and the holy well add to the expected features, most of which unfortunately no longer survive. The 40ft high tower castle of Giffen lay nea...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 82
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-70985-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-70985-3
Barcode: 9781155709857

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