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Photographs of Kilmacolm and Surroundings on the South West of Glasgow
St. Columba's Church and Old Kirk in Kilmacolm, Knapps Loch, Quarrier's Village, Gryffe River
The Old Kirk in Kilmacolm

The Old Kirk in Kilmacolm

The parish church ( Old Kirk ) was mainly constructed in 1831
and incorporates a 13th century chancel.
It is a B-listed building and an example of the Gothic Revival style.




St. Columba's Church in Kilmacolm

St. Columba's Church in Kilmacolm

The Church ( c.1902 ) is of Gothic Revival style
 and is a Category A listed building .





River Gryffe at Crosslee

Kilmacolm

Kilmacolm  village lies on the northern slope of the Gryffe Valley.
It is 
7.5 miles ( 12km ) south-east of 
Greenock and around 15 miles ( 24 km ) west of the city of Glasgow.




Kilmacolm Cargill Centre

The Cargill Centre in Kilmacolm

This was a Victorian Schoolhouse.




Auchenbothie in Kilmacolm

Auchenbothie House in Kilmacolm

This is one of the many notable large houses in the Kilmacolm area.




The war memorial in Kilmacolm

The war memorial in Kilmacolm





Knapps Loch on the outskirts of Kilmacolm

Knapps Loch on the outskirts of  Kilmacolm



Knapps Loch on the outskirts of Kilmacolm

Knapps Loch on the outskirts of  Kilmacolm



Mount Zion Church in Quarrier's Village

Mount Zion Church in Quarrier's Village near Kilmacolm

Quarrier's was constructed as the Orphans Homes of Scotland
 in the late 19th century by the philanthropist William Quarrier.
The orphans' homes and associated buildings have now been converted
 into private housing
and expansion has taken place
 with residential development.

 A charity under the name of Quarriers
 continues the work of the former homes
and is based within the village.






The Clock Tower of Mount Zion Church in Quarrier's Village

The Clock Tower of Mount Zion Church

Mount Zion Church was known as the
 "Children's Cathedral"


It is now under conversion to private luxury dwellings.





House in Quarrier's Village

House in Quarrier's Village.



House in Quarrier's Village

House in Quarrier's Village





Bridge over Gryffe River at Quarrier's Village

Bridge over Gryffe River at Quarrier's Village





Gryffe River at Quarrier's Village

Gryffe River at Quarrier's Village

The " Clyde to Forth " cycle route ( NCR 75 ) runs through Kilmacolm
and close to Quarrier's Village along the path of an old railway line.



Map of Kilmacolm and Surroundings

Map of Kilmacolm and Surroundings

Kilmacolm Gallery Photo Gallery

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