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Tarbolton, Cunningham Street, Tarbolton Parish Church

Church (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Tarbolton, Cunningham Street, Tarbolton Parish Church

Classification Church (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Tarbolton, Old Parish Church; Tarbolton Church

Canmore ID 42728

Site Number NS42NW 27

NGR NS 43024 27172

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Ayrshire
  • Parish Tarbolton
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Kyle And Carrick
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS42NW 27.00 43024 27172

Tarbolton Church [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, October 2009.

NS42NW 27.01 43029 27160 Churchyard

There are no visible remains of the medieval parish church of Tarbolton which stood within its walled burial-ground where the present church (built in 1821) now stands. A number of early 18th-century gravestones are situated on the S and E. The church is on record in 1335.

OSA 1797; NSA 1845; W S Cooper 1880; G Chalmers 1887-1902; H Scott 1915- 61; G Hay 1957; I B Cowan 1967; RCAHMS 1985, visited (IMS) April 1985.

Architecture Notes


Architect:- Robert Johnston 1821.

Allan Stevenson. 1907. New organ and pulpit.

Adds & alts, elev before collapse of Belfry 1909.

(undated) information in NMRS.

Square box church with large windows and prominent spire.

Photographed as part of the Listed Buildings Survey



Aerial Photography (1 May 2007)


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