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Straiton, Main Street, Straiton Parish Church

Church (Period Unassigned), War Memorial (20th Century)

Site Name Straiton, Main Street, Straiton Parish Church

Classification Church (Period Unassigned), War Memorial (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) St Cuthbert's Parish Church; War Memorial Plaque

Canmore ID 41540

Site Number NS30SE 1

NGR NS 38059 04907

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Ayrshire
  • Parish Straiton (Kyle And Carrick)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Kyle And Carrick
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS30SE 1.00 38059 04907

NS30SE 1.01 38022 04900 Churchyard

(NS 3805 0489) Aisle (NR)

OS 6" map (1910)

The grant of Straiton church to Paisley Abbey by Duncan, Earl of Carrick, was confirmed by Florence, Bishop-elect of Glasgow (1202-6).

C A R Radford 1974

The church of Straiton parish, dedicated to St Cuthbert, was rebuilt in 1758, only the 13th-14th century S aisle being preserved. The large, traceried window in the S gable is 16th century.

D MacGibbon and T Ross 1897; G Hay 1957

Church in normal use. The aisle is entered from the nave of the modern church.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 6 September 1968

This church is still in use and is as described in the previous field report.

Visited by OS (SFS) 4 February 1976

No change.

Visited by OS (JRL) 28 October 1980

Architecture Notes

NS30SE 1.00 38059 04907

NS30SE 1.01 38022 04900 Churchyard


Architect: J. Murdoch. 1900. Porch, Belfrey & Proposed tower.

H O Tarbolton 1914 Who's Who

NMRS Rrintroom

W Schomberg Scott Photograph Collection Acc no 1997/39

Exterior view of the South aisle.

Photographed in 2009 on behalf of the Buildings of Scotland publications.


Photographic Survey (1952)

Photographic survey by the Scottish National Buildings Record in 1952.

Aerial Photography (1 May 2007)

Project (February 2014 - July 2014)

A data upgrade project to record war memorials.


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