Robert W Service Court - Senior Citizens (re-cycled
teenagers!) accommodation named after the town's Literary Son,
the Bard of the Yukon
Nethermains Institute - Built in 1900 by the Eglinton
Iron Company to provide recreational and educational facilities
for their workforce. Now a Community Centre for the Blacklands
Deanfield Mansion - set in its own grounds, the title
deeds go back to monastic times. For a time it was the manse
(also by John Armour) of the Original Secessional Church. Now
- built 1845, following disruption in the Church of
Scotland. The congregation moved to Mansfield Church in 1861.
Now used by the Orange Order.
Red Cross House - 18th century building restored as HQ of
the local Red Cross including original slates with wooden pins.
Inside is a mural commemorating the Battle of Solferina, 1859.
Original Secessional Church (1759) - Partly rebuilt in 1825.
Alongside are two tombstones of the first two ministers of the
Secession in Kilwinning.
Abbey Ruins and Parish Church - ruins of the former Abbey,
with the present day Abbey
Church in the grounds.
Clock Tower and Heritage
Centre - to end your tour - just a few yards from where
trail originally prepared by Judith Chalmers, updated by local
historians James Kennedy and Joseph Lynam. Further modified by
James Kennedy and dedicated to the memory of Joseph Lynam.
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