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Interesting graveyard

This is an interesting grave yard with plenty of history documented by the gravestones. Those who... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
MarkW55
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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
Lost history?

OK Who built this? Looks Irish to me.Little graveyard attached. The church is outline only but well... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
f2s
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I had to be told where to look to find this hidden gem. Ancient graveyard. The church had collapsed and gone. Just an old tower left really. Tranquil spot.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Liz H
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

This c17 church ruin is actually dedicated to St Andrew rather than St Patrick. It is possible to enter the churchyard, but there is no access to the roofless ruin. The round tower, earlier and possibly medieval, is visible from the town, but you could walk all round it without finding a way in!
Walk back from the harbour along Main Street, and turn left into St Patrick Street between the Copper Wheel Craft Shop and the Beachcomber Gift Shop. Just past a house on the left called Loudoun, a grassy track leads to a low, wide arch in the churchyard wall with iron gates. This is the entrance.

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank David H
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Another must see if your in the area!
This ruin is tucked away and looks as if it's in someone's back garden but it's not. Accessible to the public and a little piece of history that simply must be seen

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank dionnecandice
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Although this is just a shell of the old 17th century church, built on the site of a 16th century one, it is intriguing to discover its history as a lighthouse and a "Gretna Green " for the Irish in the 17th century

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Elvis210814
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this by accident - looked like it was part of someone's back yard .
Track it down if you are in portpatrick - worth a 5 min detour - peaceful spot.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank HMC_blackmist
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