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Ploughing Up Our Past

Cumnock History Group is researching farms in the parish of Old Cumnock and its neighbouring parishes of Auchinleck, New Cumnock and Ochiltree.

This project is funded by the National Lottery Heritage fund and supported  by the Coalfield Communities Landscape Partnership and East Ayrshire Council.

The Ploughing Up Our Past Exhibition in the Baird Institute Cumnock runs from 30 April – 27 August 2022. Free entry.

Opening hours:

THURSDAY: 12.30pm – 4.40pm & 5pm – 8.00pm
FRIDAY: 10.00am-4.00pm
SATURDAY: 10.00am-4.00pm

You can view our interim research for each farm on  the Ploughing Up Our Past Blog here

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Membership of The Cumnock History Group is open to anyone with an interest in the history and heritage of Cumnock and its inhabitants.

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