Basic Site Details

Name: Loudoun Old Parish Church
Town, district or village: Galston
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Early Gothic building, which had lost north and south walls of nave by the 1890s, and choir had been fitted up as a burial vault in the 17th century.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41895  Proposed restoration of nave (not executed)
Item 2 of 41896  Proposed restoration of choir (partially executed)
Item 3 of 41898  Choir reconstructed
Item 4 of 41901  Proposed metal screens (not executed)


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2Robert Weir SchultzArchitectA18951896Restoration schemes: only partially carried out (choir altered, new ceiling made, stone table placed against east wall, and burial vault reconstructed)
Item 2 of 2William McClellandArchitectA18951895Restoration schemes - as draughtsman to R W Schultz


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Bute, 3rd Marquess of 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp514
Item 2 of 2Stamp, Gavin1981Robert Weir Schultz, Architect, and his work for the Marquesses of Bute  London: The Curwen Press / Mount Stuartp47

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Mount StuartBute Archives Drawings; letter books 1896-9
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William McClelland: L v14 no911