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Latitude: 55.4631 / 55°27'47"N
Longitude: -4.6286 / 4°37'43"W
OS Eastings: 233905
OS Northings: 621949
OS Grid: NS339219
Mapcode National: GBR 39.XYMZ
Mapcode Global: WH2PP.WY28
Entry Name: Kirk Port, Auld Kirk of Ayr Graveyard Including Boundary Walls and Lamp Standard
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357042
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21655
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ayr West
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Graveyard to the Auld Kirk of Ayr. Predominantly headstone graves, several column and tablet memorials; many gravestones now set in boundary wall. Dated from 17th century onwards, predominantly 19th century.
BOUNDARY WALLS AND LAMP STANDARD: coped rubble boundary wall enclosing site; wrought-iron iron lamp standard and birdcage lantern located near gateway (see separate list description).
Near the path by the river, is a stone erected to the seven martyrs who were hanged at Ayr in 1666 for religious dissension. The Rev William Adair Monument to the NE commemorates the first minister of the church (see separate list descriptions for Auld Kirk of Ayr and Gateway).