St John the Evangelist, Cumnock

St John the Evangelist, Cumnock

Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: 92 Glaisnock Road, Cumnock, KA18 1JU
Local Authority: East Ayrshire
Listing: B

Church Overview

Rare Scottish example of the work of William Burges, 1882, for the Marquess of Bute, and the first ecclesiastical building in Scotland to be lit by electricity. Lush feast of painted surfaces, rich furniture, glorious stained glass and an altarpiece by J F Bentley and N J Westlake.


Sunday 11.00 am

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement


Image Gallery

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St John the Evangelist, Cumnock


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