Riccarton Parish Church, Kilmarnock

Riccarton Parish Church, Kilmarnock

Denomination: Former Church of Scotland
Address: Old Street, Riccarton, KA1 4JZ
Local Authority: East Ayrshire
Listing: B

Church Overview

Classical square-plan church with tower and spire standing conspicuously on a hill. Built in 1825 by John Richmond with the chancel added in 1910. Beautiful War Memorial window of 1919 in memory of those of the congregation and parish who gave their lives in the Great War.

A former minister, the Rev Alexander Moodie, mentioned by Burns in ‘The Twa Herds’ and ‘The Holy Fair’, is buried in the churchyard.

Closed To THE Public – Put up for Sale in 2024


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Riccarton Parish Church, Kilmarnock


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