NS3154 : Former Bridgend Public School

taken 2 years ago, near to Kilbirnie, North Ayrshire, Great Britain

Former Bridgend Public School
Former Bridgend Public School
Note the old cast iron milestone, which is not in its original location.
Former Bridgend Public School

The former school building is located on Bridgend at Stoneyholm Road. The school closed in 1978 when Moorpark Primary School opened nearby.

The building is now in use as a community centre. The building bears two date stones, one on the bell tower showing 1848 and another on the same wall showing 1895. A third date stone on display within the grounds shows 1886.

Cast iron milepost, Kilbirnie

The milepost is located as an ornament in the grounds of the former Bridgend Public School. The distances indicated suggest that its original location was near this spot.

Dalry 4.
Kilwinning 8 Mls.
Ayr 22 Mls.

Lochwinnoch 3 Mls.
Kilbarchan 7⅞ Mls.
Paisley 13⅛ Mls.

Further text at the base of the milepost could not be read.

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Date Taken
Monday, 13 April, 2020   (more nearby)
Monday, 20 April, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historic Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3171 5473 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:45.3948N 4:41.0019W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3171 5471
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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