St Monk's Church, Stevenston

Grid reference

NS 266 421 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

226600 642100

Latitude

55.64146709707435

Longitude

-4.755483379630912

Altitude (metres)

20

County

Ayrshire

Nearby places

Stevenston, parish (0 miles)

St Winnings Well, Kilwinning (2.06 miles)

Ardrossan, parish (2.11 miles)

Kilwinning, parish (2.39 miles)

Kilwinning, eccles. Kilwinning (2.39 miles)

Object Classification

Ecclesiastical

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NMRS records the church of St Monk, or St Monach (NSA 1845), the medieval church rebuilt c.1670, an aisle added c.1744. THe present church built in 1833 on the same site. The Scottish Post Office Directory for Ayrshire, 1851-52, p. 335, says, 'A fair is held in Stevenston on October 30th, St. Monoch's or St. Monk's day.' available on-line at http://digital.nls.uk/directories/browse/pageturner.cfm?id=86566727&mode=transcription.

http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/

Relationships with other parishes

Within Stevenston, parish

Within Stevenston, parish