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  Ayr, South Ayrshire                              

Ayr on Wikipedia.
 

Auld Kirk of Ayr (CoS) on Blackfriars Walk. Another view. A plaque explains that this was the site of the Franciscan Monastery of Grey Friars, founded 1472. All Jim Parker (2012). Link.

Ayr Baptist Church Centre on Fort Street. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

Ayr Community Church (Salvation Army) on John Street, Wallacetown, was previously Wallacetown Parish Church (CoS, 1836). Jim Parker (2012). Link.

Ayrshire and Arran Quaker Meeting meet at the Citadel Leisure Centre on South Harbour Street. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

Ayrshire Community Baptist Church on Lindsay Street, previously Bethel Mission Church. Jim Parker (2012).

Of the Burgh Kirk of St. John the Baptist, all that remains is the tower on Eglinton Terrace. A plaque gives some of its interesting history. Both Jim Parker (2012). Link.

Castlehill Parish Church (CoS) on Old Hillfoot Road. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

The former Cathcart Church (United Free Church), on Cathcart Street. Jim Parker (2012).

The former Cathcart Parish Church (CoS), on Fort Street. The congregations of Cathcart, Sandgate and Trinity churches united in 1981 to become Ayr St. Columba Church (see below). The Cathcart church hall (on Cathcart Street) now serves the same purpose for St. Columba. Jim Parker (2012).

Cathedral Church of St. Margaret (R.C.) on John Street. This has been the cathedral since the Good Shepherd (see below) was closed in 2007. Jim Parker (2012). Link1. Link2.

Church of God Assembly Hall  on Queen Street. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Mossgeil Road. Jim Parker (2012).

The former Darlington Place Church, oddly on North Harbour Street, and now a theatre. Jim Parker (2012). Grade B listed - link.

Free Church (1832) on John Street. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

The former Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Cathedral (1957-2007), on Dalmilling Cresent, now being converted into flats. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

Gospel Hall on Prestwick Road. Jim Parker (2012).

The former Gospel Hall on Waterloo Road. Jim Parker (2012).

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on Fullarton Street. Another view. Both Jim Parker (2012). Link.

Lochside Parish Church (CoS) on Lochside Road. Another view. Both Jim Parker (2012).

The former Methodist Church on Fort Street. Jim Parker (2012).

New Prestwick Baptist Church on Prestwick Road. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

Newton on Ayr Church (CoS) on Main Street. Jim Parker (2012).

Riverside Evangelical Church on John Street. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

St. Andrew's Parish Church (CoS) on Park Circus. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

St. Columba's Parish Church (CoS) on Midton Road was previously Trinity Church (CoS) - see also Cathcart Parish Church (above), and Sandgate Church (below). Another view. Both Jim Parker (2012).  Link.

St. James' Parish Church (CoS) on Prestwick Road. James Murray (2009). Another view, Jim Parker (2012). Link.

St. Leonard's Parish Church (CoS, 1886) on St. Leonard's Road. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

St. Paul (R.C.) on Peggieshill Road. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

St. Quivox Parish Church on Dalmilling Road, Dalmilling. Another view. Both Jim Parker (2012). Link.

Salvation Army on Blackfriars Walk. Another view. Jim advises that this was previously the Auld Kirk of Ayr Church Hall, and temporarily used by the S. A. until their premises on John Street, Wallacetown had been renovated. See also Ayr Community Church (above). Both Jim Parker (2012).

The former Salvation Army Citadel on New Road. Jim Parker (2012).

The former Sandgate Church (CoS, 1845) on Sandgate was built as Ayr Free Church, and from 1929 until it's closure in 1981 it was Sandgate Church. Another view. See also Cathcart Parish Church and St. Columba. Both Jim Parker (2012).

Spiritualist Church on Alloway Place. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

Touch the World Ministries on Alloway Place. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

United Free Church on Kirkholm Avenue. Jim Parker (2012).

Wallacetown Parish Church (CoS, 1836). Interior view at Christmas. Both Revd. Norman L. Faulds.

West Coast Church meet at the Mercure Hotel on Dalblair Street. Jim Parker (2012). Link.

Woodpark Evangelical Church on Wood Park was previously Wood Park Gospel Hall. Jim Parker (2012).

Possible former church on James Street and Elba Street. Jim advises that he thinks it may have been St. Margaret's R.C. Church hall. Jim Parker (2012).

 

 

 
 

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25 October 2015

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