Mount Tabor at Craufurdland Castle

According to a tradition recorded by the OS name book in the mid nineteenth century, a preaching site used by the Covenanters lay close to Craufurdland Castle in Kilmarnock parish, Ayrshire:

‘A small eminence situated in a Plantation near Craufurdland Castle and Mr. Craufurd says it got this name from being a preaching station in the time of the Covenanters.’

Mount Tabor

Map of Mount Tabor                   Aerial View of Mount Tabor

The small eminence at Craufurdland was named after the biblical Mount Tabor.

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~ by drmarkjardine on February 8, 2014.

2 Responses to “Mount Tabor at Craufurdland Castle”

  1. Thanks Mark, there’s also the biblical Mount Pisgah near Craigie.

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