Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NS 35595 59122
235595, 659122


Dated 1729 on lintel. South west gable and single bay

fragment of former church, probably cut down after new church

completed, ie 1808. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings.

Original door in gable flanked by blocked small window

openings, paired round-headed blocked windows above under

relieving arch: clock at apex with crowning corbelled

birdcage bellcote, and ball-finialed bell-cast roof.

Crow-stepped gable. Apex stack on north east gable: slate

roof. Enclosed by cemetery wall with ball-finialed, corniced

square gatepiers and cast-iron gates with arrow-head rails.

Statement of Special Interest

Identified on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey Map as St Winnoc's Church, this building is known locally as Old Simon (2006). It may formerly have been know as St John's Church.



1st Edition Ordnance Survey Map 1856-8.

SRO CH2/649/28

Cairn of Lochwinnoch Ms. (Paisley Library)

About Listed Buildings

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We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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