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Ayr: Auld Kirk of Ayr

11 September 2021 (10am - 3pm)


Theophilus Rankine 1654. Successor church to mediaeval St John's (at Bruce Crescent). Cromwellian Government contributed 1,000 merks towards the cost of building the new church. Family church of Robert Burns, whose father was an elder. Fine interior with original pulpit, stained glass and three notable lofts.

Key Information

Architect: Theophilus Rankeine

Building Date: 1654


Image (c) J & P MacLeod

  • Access from High Street at Kirkport or River Walk/Mill St
  • Ayr
  • KA7 1QB