- Patna, East Ayrshire
Patna, population 2298, is a village in
East Ayrshire, Scotland.
It was established in
1802by William Fullarton, to provide housing for workers on the coal-fields of his estate. Fullarton's father had worked as an employee of the British East India Company, and the town takes its name from the city of Patnain India.
Patna lies south east of
Ayron the A713 to Castle Douglasjust north of Dalmellingtonbetween the villages of Polnessanand Watersideat the junction with the road to Kirkmichaeland the River Doonflows through the village.
Patna Primary School is a general, non-religious school. A
catholicprimary school is in Waterside, named St Xaviers Primary School that is attended by pupils from as far as Dalmellingtonand Bellsbank, to Maybole. A secondary school, Doon Academy, is located in the nearby village of Dalmellington
Patna has at its advantage, a small library, a games hall, a football field, numerous country walks and a golf club and the river Doon is popular with local fishermen. Patna has its own Petrol Filling Station which also retails Quad and Dirt Bikes including the popular Kazuma Brand along with a selection of Wulfsport Clothing and Safety Gear.
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