New Laigh Kirk, Kilmarnock

New Laigh Kirk, Kilmarnock

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: John Dickie Street , Kilmarnock , KA1 1BL
Local Authority: East Ayrshire
Listing: A


Church Overview

This well known church is historically old, but modern and vigorous in work and witness. Body of the church by Robert Johnstone 1802. Enlarged 1831 with later 19th-century session room. Major refurbishment 1996 by W I Munro Architects, winning 1997 Civic Trust Award for part of town-centre regeneration. Interesting monuments and stained glass. Covenanters’ graves in adjacent kirkyard. Close to bus and rail stations.


Sunday:11.00am, also 9.30am June to August

Opening Arrangements

Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 12.00 noon-2.00pm or by arrangement

Guide book available Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf  toilets available

Image Gallery

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New Laigh Kirk, Kilmarnock


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