NS3878 : Millburn Church

taken 5 years ago, near to Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

This is 1 of 5 images, with title Millburn Church in this square
Millburn Church
Millburn Church
Comparison with an earlier picture, NS3878 : Millburn Church Renton, in which the spire is shown intact, reveals that the present photograph was taken from close to the edge of the kirkyard, near the main road. Click on the end-note title for related pictures.
Millburn Church and Kirkyard

This was Millburn Free Church; whether it was the work of J T Rochead or George Meikle Kemp has been the subject of debate. See LinkExternal link (at Historic Environment Scotland) for its listed building report. The following account is from Donald MacLeod's "Historic Families ... of the Lennox" (1891): "In 1845 the late William Campbell, laird of Tullichewan, erected at his own expense the elegant small Gothic chapel of Millburn which is adorned with a fine ornate steeple and also secured ample ground around the same for sleeping place for the dead. This place of prayer was opened on December 14th, 1845."

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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 October, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 17 October, 2016
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Derelict, Disused 
Ruin (from Tags)
Church 
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Ruin 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3878 7891 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.5613N 4:35.1130W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3879 7889
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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