Ailsa Craig  Ayrshire


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

Ailsa Craig, rocky island, Firth of Clyde, Dailly par., Ayrshire, 10 miles W. of Girvan, alt. 1114 ft., pop. 29; has a lighthouse 35 ft. high, with flashing right 60 ft, above high water and seen 13 miles.

Ailsa Craig through time

Ailsa Craig 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 Ailsa Craig itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 12th April 2021

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