St Maur's Glencairn Parish Church, Kilmaurs
Address: St Maur’s Glencairn Parish Church , Kilmaurs , KA3 2NW
Local Authority: East Ayrshire
The church at Kilmaurs was in the possession of Kelso Abbey as early as 1170. In 1413 the present foundation was endowed by Sir William Cunninghame as a collegiate church. Rebuilt by Robert S Ingram 1888 in a cruciform shape. Stained glass, 20th-century, including a window by Roland Mitton of Livingston, and three rose windows. The clock tower holds the original bell inscribed ‘Michael Burgerhuys Me Fecit 1618’. Glencairn Aisle adjacent to the church with sculptured mural 1600 commissioned by James 7th Earl of Glencairn, in memory of the Earl and Countess of Glencairn, and worked by David Scougal, mason and burgess.
Open by arrangement
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