Place:


Troon  Ayrshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Troon like this:

Troon, seaport town and quoad sacra par., Dundonald par., Ayrshire, 6½ miles N. of Ayr by rail - quoad sacra par., pop. 2587; town, pop. 2383; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; is a favourite watering-place, and has fine sands and a golfing ground. Shipbuilding is carried on. (For shipping statistics, see Appendix.)

Troon through time

Troon is now part of South Ayrshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Ayrshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Troon itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Troon in South Ayrshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/17384

Date accessed: 28th September 2020


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