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Crossraguel Abbey

A Category A Listed Building in Kirkoswald, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3387 / 55°20'19"N

Longitude: -4.7208 / 4°43'14"W

OS Eastings: 227539

OS Northings: 608334

OS Grid: NS275083

Mapcode National: GBR 45.5R9N

Mapcode Global: WH2QF.G27L

Entry Name: Crossraguel Abbey

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339532

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7589

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkoswald

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Girvan and South Carrick

Parish: Kirkoswald

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

A Cluniac monastery founded by Duncan, Earl of Carrick,
in 1244, as a subordinate house of Paisley - The remains are
very extensive and consist of the church, claustral
buildings, outer court with an imposing castellated
gatehouse, and abbot's house with a strong tower attached.

Statement of Interest

Guardianship Monument 90087.

Scheduled area 2 March 2004.

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