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The Dick Institute Museum Department

East Ayrshire Council

Area covered is principally Kilmarnock, but to a lesser degree also the rest of Ayrshire. Historical county maps and town plans, including early OS editions. Some geology maps and railway plans. Annotated Town and Burgh Development maps (new roads, slum clearance, etc.). Local estate plans (ca.1700 to date).

Collection of air photographs; largely professional (19301s onwards) with some amateur (1980's onwards). Indexed by subject.


Elmbank Avenue KILMARNOCK KA1 3BU

Main contact

Enquiries to: above, or Mr. Charles Woodward

Telephone number

01563-26401 Exts. 136, 130

E-mail address

Opening hours

Mon-Sat 0900-1700: Closed Mon & Tue of local holidays in May, July and September


Prior appointment desirable for all access to collection


Photocopier available


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