Afton-Bridgend

   AFTON-BRIDGEND, a village, in the parish of New Cumnock, district of Kyle, county of Ayr; containing 261 inhabitants. It is situated on the banks of the Afton, a small stream tributary to the river Nith, into which, flowing northward through Glen-Afton, it merges near New Cumnock, and gives name to a barony, wherein is a lead-mine. The parochial church is between the villages of Afton-Bridgend and New Cumnock.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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