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St John the Evangelist

Rare Scottish example of the work of William Burges.

Cumnock, Strathclyde

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Glaisnock Street
KA18 1JU

Built in 1882, for the Marquess of Bute, and the first ecclesiastical building in Scotland to be lit by electricity. Lush feast of painted surfaces, rich furniture, glorious stained glass and an altarpiece by JF Bentley and NJ Westlake.

  • Social heritage stories

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Catholic Church

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