Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Auchencruive

Auchencruive, an estate, with a mansion and a station, in St Quivox parish, Ayrshire, on the river Ayr, and on the Ayr and Mauchline railway, 1¾ mile ENE of Ayr. The mansion is a splendid edifice- the seat of Rich. Alex. Oswald, Esq., owner in Ayrshire of 10,004 acres, and in Kirkcudbrightshire of 24,160 acres, valued respectively at £17,826 (£3530 minerals) and £16,185 per annum.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "an estate, with a mansion and a station"   (ADL Feature Type: "land parcels")
Administrative units: St Quivox ScoP       Ayrshire ScoCnty

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