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Arran, Shiskine, St Molio's Church

Chapel (Period Unassigned), Church (19th Century), Grave Slab (Medieval), Effigy (Medieval)

Site Name Arran, Shiskine, St Molio's Church

Classification Chapel (Period Unassigned), Church (19th Century), Grave Slab (Medieval), Effigy (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Birchburn

Canmore ID 39635

Site Number NR92NW 26

NGR NR 90996 29419

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council North Ayrshire
  • Parish Kilmory
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cunninghame
  • Former County Buteshire

Archaeology Notes

NR92NW 26 90996 29419

The effigy of an abbot or prior is built into a wall of St Molio's church, Shiskine.

Information from H Fairhurst, Hopefield, Lamlash, Arran to OS August 1984.

Architecture Notes


Architect: Sir John James Burnet 1889

Solid church with slighty squat square tower and single storey attached hall.

Photographed on behalf of the Buildings of Scotland publications.



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