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  Arbroath, Angus

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The ruins of Arbroath Abbey on Abbey Street. Derek Robertson. Two further views - 1, 2, both Alex Parker. Link1. Link2.

Arbroath United Free Church. Derek Robertson.

Arbroath West Kirk. Derek Robertson. This next view was previously in the Unknown section. Although Brian Curtis's postcard is labelled as St. Margaret, the location was unknown, until solved by Greg Mishevski and Janet Gimber. On Keptie Street, it opened in 1879 as St. Margaret's Chapel of Ease. In 1990 it merged with Ladyloan St. Columba and took its current name of Arbroath WestKirk. This photo can be usefully compared with the postcard. Both Greg and Janet have supplied a number of links as follows - link1, link2, Grade B listed.

The former Arbroath Parish Church (CoS). Derek Robertson.

The former Baptist Church (1st floor). Derek Robertson.

Elim Pentecostal Church. Derek Robertson.

Erskine Church (CoS). Derek Robertson.

The former Evangelical Union Church. Derek Robertson.

Inverbrothock Church (CoS). Derek Robertson.

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Part of the former St. Ninian (the long low building nearest to the camera) has been taken over by the Witnesses. NO 642 408. Martin Richter (2013).

Knox's Church (CoS). Derek Robertson.

Old and Abbey Church. Derek Robertson. Link (under construction).

St. Andrew (CoS) on Hamilton Green. Derek Robertson. Another  view. Alex Parker. Link.

St. John (Methodist). Another view, showing the unusual hexagonal shape. Derek Robertson.

St. Mary (Episcopal). Derek Robertson.

The former St. Ninian (1875-1959) on Burnside Drive was built to serve the congregations of two United Free Churches. NO 642 408. Derek Robertson. After the church became redundant it was in commercial use as a nightclub, and has subsequently been in use as a community youth venue, called Cafe Project, as can be seen here. Martin Richter (2013). Link. See also Kingdom Hall, above.

St. Thomas (R.C.). Derek Robertson.

St. Vigean (CoS). Derek Robertson.

Salvation Army Hall. Rob Brettle.




04 March 2023

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