Maughold (parish)

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Maughold
Maughold PM.jpg
View of Port Mooar, Maughold with North Barrule in the background.
Maughold is located in Isle of Man
Maughold
Maughold
 Maughold shown within the Isle of Man
OS grid reference SC492917
Parish Maughold
Sheading Garff
Crown dependency Isle of Man
Post town ISLE OF MAN
Dialling code 01624
Police Isle of Man
Fire Isle of Man
Ambulance Isle of Man
List of places
Isle of Man

Coordinates: 54°17′55″N 4°19′03″W / 54.29861°N 4.31761°W / 54.29861; -4.31761

Parish of Maughold

Maughold is a village and parish in the Isle of Man. It is named for Maughold, the island's patron saint.

The village of Maughold lies on the coast some three miles from Ramsey, with mountainous terrain on its landward side. The parish includes most of the North Barrule, the second highest hill on the island. A proportion of the land in the area has been in Manx National Heritage ownership since 1965.[citation needed] Kirk Maughold (the parish church for the area) contains a number of historically important Celtic crosses, suggesting that it was the site of an early Christian monastery. Maughold Head to the east of the village is the easternmost point on the island and has a lighthouse.

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