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Collegiate Church

A Category A Listed Building in Maybole, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3535 / 55°21'12"N

Longitude: -4.6804 / 4°40'49"W

OS Eastings: 230165

OS Northings: 609876

OS Grid: NS301098

Mapcode National: GBR 47.4W1G

Mapcode Global: WH2Q8.2PJT

Entry Name: Collegiate Church

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382829

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37688

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Maybole

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Maybole

Electoral Ward: Maybole, North Carrick and Coylton

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Built 1371 but much altered. Roofless remains of Collegiate
church with 17th century sacristy and burial vault to north.
Rectangular in plan with 3 bays. Coursed rubble, with ashlar
dressings. South elevation: pointed-headed door to left has
moulded reveals with dog-tooth decoration and hood-mould,
Kennedy crest above. Cusped slit window to right, and 2
pointed-headed windows with moulded reveals and hood-moulds;
fragments of tracery on window to right. West gable: central
buttress with altered cusped window to right. Tall pointed-
headed window in east gable with traces of reticulated
tracery.
Interior: evidence of door and window alterations. 2 piscinas
with cusped heads on south wall; pointed-headed tomb recess
on north wall with dog-tooth decoration, beside blocked
pointed-headed door which led originally to later sacristy.
Entrance to burial vault in ashlar-faced west wall; door
Jambs destroyed, but entablature preserved, with Kennedy
crest above, impaled with another.

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