KIRKTOWN, a village, in the parish of Fenwick, district of Cunninghame, county of Ayr, 5 miles (N. E. by N.) from Kilmarnock; containing 117 inhabitants. This village is a short distance from that of Fenwick, and is of very small extent, and little better in appearance than a mere hamlet. The greater part of it is built upon the glebe land.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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