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

Maughold is a village and parish in the Isle of Man, within the sheading of Garff. 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. There are no other significant settlements in the parish.

In May 2016, the parish of Maughold was merged for local administrative purposes with Laxey and Lonan to form the parish district of Garff. Maughold is also in the Keys constituency of Garff.

Parish of Maughold

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