NS2910 : The Covenanters Gathered Here

taken 5 years ago, near to Maybole, South Ayrshire, Great Britain

The Covenanters Gathered Here
The Covenanters Gathered Here
Maybole was a stronghold for the Covenanting cause of the late 17th century. One of the leading Covenanters, Donald Cargill, preached at a conventicle at Ladycross in May 1681. Local place names record the times the Preaching Brae, Cargilston Farm NS2911 : Cargilston Farm, Cargill Avenue, Cargill Road and the former Cargill Church.
A large whinstone boulder marked the meeting place where the conventicles were held. The stone was broken up in the 19th century with most of it used to construct the base of the Memorial on the Cross Roads, standing in the corner of a field where Cargill had preached. NS2911 : Maybole Covenanters' Memorial
A single stone was built into Maybole's Cargill Church. It was saved and located at the entrance to a housing development on the old church site. NS3010 : The Cargill Stone
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Friday, 6 February, 2015   (more nearby)
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Friday, 13 February, 2015
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Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Roads, Road transport 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2906 1097 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:21.7737N 4:41.9080W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2903 1098
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