NS2684 : Rhu Parish Church

taken 5 years ago, near to Rhu, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Rhu Parish Church
Rhu Parish Church, taken 5 years ago
The church is at least the third to stand on or near this spot. See the end-note for further details. Click on the end-note title for views of the various memorials in the kirkyard.

Part of the boundary of NS2683 : The Buchanan Memorial is visible in the left foreground, along with three carved figures: NS2683 : Three sisters of Auchenvennel.
Rhu Parish Church
The present-day church (1851), the third to stand on this site, is by William Spence, with later additions (c.1891) by Honeyman and Keppie; see its listed building report LinkExternal link (at Historic Environment Scotland) for further details. A portion of the wall of the second church (1763) survives in the kirkyard, where it forms part of a memorial to James Buchanan of Craigend Castle.
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2012
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 12 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2672 8400 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:1.0498N 4:46.8911W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2675 8397
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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