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Montgomerie Street North Parish Church

A Category B Listed Building in Girvan, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.244 / 55°14'38"N

Longitude: -4.8524 / 4°51'8"W

OS Eastings: 218765

OS Northings: 598128

OS Grid: NX187981

Mapcode National: GBR 40.CQZD

Mapcode Global: WH2QR.FGL8

Entry Name: Montgomerie Street North Parish Church

Listing Date: 8 May 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373611

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32154

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Girvan

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Girvan

Electoral Ward: Girvan and South Carrick

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

W G Rowan, 1883, built to replace Old Kirk in Church Square.
Early English Gothic; snecked red sandstone with polished
dressings. Nave with north and south aisles and shallow
transepts. Tower with tall spire at south west. Central door
under pointed arch, with moulded reveals and nook shafts in
shallow gabled projection. Tall 3-light geometric traceried
window above, rising in to the gable head. Nave flanked by
stepped buttresses rising to octagonal turrets with conical
roof. Gabled and stepped buttress to north aisle 3-stage
tower with angle buttresses capped by octagonal pinacles
which clasp the tall facetted spire. Lucarnes between
pinacles at base of spire and on alternate faces above.
Conventional seating plan with good panelled gallery
balustrade, decorative roof trusses good painted frieze and
stars on ceiling.

Statement of Interest

Cost $4,500

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