St Colm's Kirk, Cumbrae

Grid reference

NS 157 551 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

215700 655100

Latitude

55.75412547536694

Longitude

-4.937190219672168

Altitude (metres)

30

County

Bute

Nearby places

Cumbrae, parish (0 miles)

St Andrew's Chapel, episc. Cumbrae (0.43 miles)

Ninian Brae, Cumbrae (1.22 miles)

Ballochmartin, settlement Cumbrae (1.67 miles)

St Vey's Chapel, Cumbrae (2.14 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Ecclesiastical

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NMRS records that the kirk built here in 1802 was erected on the site of a kirk built in 1642, which had in turn replaced the medieval kirk mentioned by Monro as 'Sanct Colmis Kirke'. Early medieval stone crosses were found here [eight fragments from six stones].

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Relationships with other parishes

Within Cumbrae, parish

Within Largs, parish (formerly)