NS2059 : War Memorial and a glimpse of two churches

taken 15 years ago, near to Largs, North Ayrshire, Great Britain

War Memorial and a glimpse of two churches
War Memorial and a glimpse of two churches

Largs War Memorial dates from 1919 and is Category C listed LinkExternal link

In the background are the tower of St John's Church NS2059 : St John, Largs on the left and the spire of the Clark Memorial Church NS2059 : Clark Memorial Church on the right.

The Category A-listed Clark Memorial Church was opened in June 1892, the gift of Mr. John Clark of the Anchor Thread Mills in Paisley, who had his summer residence at Curling Hall, Largs. It was designed by William Kerr under T G Abercrombie of Paisley. LinkExternal link

St John's was built as a Free Church in 1843 and named St Johns in 1900 after union with the Free and United Presbyterian Churches. Designed by A J Graham, the building is in the Romanesque style with the tall tower at the north-west corner and vestry to the south-west linked by an arcaded narthex. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 June, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 May, 2018
Geographical Context
Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Date (from Tags)
1919  1892  1843 
Listed Building (from Tags)
Category C  Category A 
Person (from Tags)
John Clark  William Kerr  T G Abercrombie  A J Graham 
Church (from Tags)
Free Presbyterian Church 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2009 5917 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:47.5346N 4:52.2728W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2007 5914
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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