What is the population of Dreghorn Ayrshire?
|Name||Council Area||Population Census 2011-03-27|
|Dreghorn 3,440 Population  – Estimate 1.060 km² Area 3,245/km² Population Density  -0.71% Annual Population Change [2016 → 2020]|
What county is Dreghorn?
Dreghorn is a village in North Ayrshire, Scotland, 3.5 kilometres (21⁄4 miles) east of Irvine town centre, on the old main road from Irvine to Kilmarnock. It is sited on a ridge between two rivers.
What council is Dreghorn in?
Dreghorn administrative data
|Council area||North Ayrshire|
Why you should move to Ayrshire?
Life in Ayrshire encourages you to spend time outdoors. Rolling hills beckon cyclists, hikers, climbers and riders, while the flat sandy beaches are great for sailing, kitesurfing and kayaking. The open countryside also lends itself to a lot of golf.
What is the history of Dreghorn?
A pastoral property named Dreghorn had been established in north Queensland, Australia, by 1864. Gold and silver was discovered there and mined in the 1860s and 1870s, the mining town taking the name of Dreghorn. ^ “Mid-2016 Population Estimates for Settlements and Localities in Scotland”.
When was the 1841 census taken in Scotland?
The 1841 census was taken on Sunday 6 June under provisions in the Census Act 1840 (3 & 4 Vict c.99) and Census Amendment Act (4 & 5 Vict, c.7). In Scotland enumeration duties were carried out by the official schoolmaster in each parish and the sheriff deputes (for counties and stewartries) and provosts (for burghs).
Is Dreghorn Britain’s oldest continuously inhabited village?
Dreghorn was the site of a significant neolithic settlement, and subsequently a medieval village: archaeological evidence has been provisionally dated to around 3500 BC, suggesting that Dreghorn could be Britain’s oldest continuously inhabited village.
What was the structure at Dreghorn village hall?
A memorial plaque to John Boyd Dunlop at Dreghorn village hall. Three parallel rows of post holes indicated a rectangular structure measuring 23.5 by 5 metres (77 by 16 feet), probably a timber hall similar to the Neolithic long house found at Balbridie.