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Paisley, Abbey Close, Church And Burial Ground

Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Church (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Paisley, Abbey Close, Church And Burial Ground

Classification Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Church (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) U.f. Church; Parish Church; Abercorn Church

Canmore ID 197561

Site Number NS46SE 177

NGR NS 48494 63955

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Renfrewshire
  • Parish Paisley (Renfrew)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Renfrew
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Archaeology Notes

NS46SE 177 48494 63955

A United Free Church is depicted on the OS 2nd Edition map (Renfrewshire, sheet XII, 1913). It has since been demolished and all that remains is the Burial Ground.

Information from RCAHMS (HMLB), October 2001.

Architecture Notes


ARCHITECT: C.R. Mackintosh (organ case & pulpit 1906).

Abbey Close UP Church is depicted on the OS 1st Edition map (Renfrewshire, sheet XII, 1864). It has since been demolished.

Information from RCAHMS (TIC), October 2001.


ARCHITECT: John Honeyman & Keppie 1893.


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