Place:Pinwherry, Ayrshire, Scotland

Coordinates55.133°N 4.833°W
Located inAyrshire, Scotland     ( - 1975)
See alsoColmonell, Ayrshire, Scotlandparish in which Pinwherry was located until 1975
Strathclyde, Scotlandregional administration 1975-1996
South Ayrshire, Scotlandunitary Council Area since 1996
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Pinwherry is located 13km (8 miles) south of Girvan where the River Stinchar and the Duisk Burn meet. The ruins of Pinwherry Castle, which was a stronghold of the local Kennedy family is close to the hamlet.

Today it is merged with another hamlet named Pinmore to form the Pinwherry and Pinmore Community Council within the South Ayrshire Council Area.

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Refer to the parish of Colmonell