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St Quivox, St Quivox Parish Church, Graveyard Including Gatepiers, Gates, Railings and Boundary Wall

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4833 / 55°28'59"N

Longitude: -4.5725 / 4°34'20"W

OS Eastings: 237539

OS Northings: 624063

OS Grid: NS375240

Mapcode National: GBR 3C.WRLS

Mapcode Global: WH3QV.QFTS

Entry Name: St Quivox, St Quivox Parish Church, Graveyard Including Gatepiers, Gates, Railings and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394390

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47010

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Kyle

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Gravestones dating from 1657, many 18th century stones. Square-plan earlier 19th century, square-plan gatepiers with coped necks and pyramidal caps to E and S of churchyard, simple cast-iron gates. Sandstone rubble boundary walls, semi-circular coping, surmounted by railings in places.

Statement of Interest

A-Group with St Quivox Parish Church and Mausoleum (see separate listings). Originally called Sanchar-in-Kyle, St Quivox Parish church and Graveyard was originally in the parish of Kyle, which amalgamated with Ayr and Newton-upon-Ayr in 1895. The church has also been called St Kenockis, St Cavocks and St Evox. The majority of stones in the Churchyard appear to date from the 18th century, although there is one of 1657. The stone of James Mcall (1766) has a particularly unusual carving of Adam and Eve (Willsher).

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