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Kintyre, Killean, St John's Church

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    KILLEAN, OLD PARISH CHURCH
  • Canmore ID
    38555
  • Site type
    BURIAL GROUND, CHURCH, GRAVESTONE(S)
  • Parish
    KILLEAN AND KILCHENZIE
  • Council
    ARGYLL
  • NGR
    NR 69515 44573
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.639897N, 5.663962W
  • Archeological notes
    N/A
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1253286 (9/8/2011)
    General oblique aerial view of Killean House, taken from the ESE.
  • 1253285 (9/8/2011)
    General oblique aerial view of Killean House, taken from the W.
  • 1218524 (29/6/2010)
    Oblique aerial view of the parchmarks of the enclosure and field boundaries with the church, burial ground and house adjacent, taken from the W.
  • 1218523 (29/6/2010)
    Oblique aerial view of the parchmarks of the enclosure and field boundaries with the church, burial ground and house adjacent, taken from the WNW.

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 926720 (8/1869)
    Original drawings for plate LXXIV, Sculptured Monuments of Iona and the West Highlands by James Drummond. Tapered grave-slab bearing at foliated cross a sword and a blank inscription panel. Insc: 'Killean Aug -/69'. Rectangular grave-slab bearing interlaced work, two pairs of facing animals, and a blank inscription panel above an illegable insription. Insc: 'Killean Aug -/69'.
  • 926707 (8/1869)
    Original drawings for plate LXXV, Sculptured Monuments of Iona and the West Highlands by James Drummond. Effigy of an armoured man carrying a spear in the right hand and a shield bearing a galley in the left, identified as "MacDonald of Largie" and inscribed beneath as such, at Killean. Insc: 'Aug -/69'.
  • 801624 (7/1965)
    Killean Old Parish Church. Digital image of AG 1859
  • 801618 (7/1965)
    Killean Old Parish Church. Detail of headstone of ploughman. Digital image of AG 1857
  • 801616 (7/1965)
    Killean Old Parish Church. Detail of headstone of sailor. Digital image of AG 1860.
  • 724613 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view.
  • 724610 (7/1965)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Effigy. Unkown man in armour.
  • 413612 ()
    Killean Old Parish Church. Cross decorated stone.
  • 370663 ()
    Plain cross with broken arms, in MacDonald of Largie vault.
  • 370661 ()
    Slab bearing Latin cross in false relief between four crosslets.

RUBBINGS

  • 38555 ()
    Killean, Old Parish Church Slab Slab with off centre sword which has inscription to dexter and interlinked plant motifs to sinister. Casket, shears, comb and wildlife are also represented. Paper torn. 'Rubbing of stone found recently in Tayinloan Kirkyard, Argyll'.
  • 38555 ()
    Killean, Old Parish Church Slab Inscribed broken slab with sword, shears, inscription, beasts, plantlife and hunting scene involving deer, hounds and a goose.
  • 38555 ()
    Killean, Old Parish Church Slab Slab with central sword flanked by plantlife (sinister) and a pair of shears, two blank spaces, comb and hunting scene.
  • 38555 ()
    Killean, Old Parish Church Slab Slab with central sword flanked by plantlife (sinister) and square knot, blank space, comb and hunting scene.

PRINT ROOM

  • 38555 (8/1869)
    Original drawings for plate LXXIV, Sculptured Monuments of Iona and the West Highlands by James Drummond. Tapered grave-slab bearing at foliated cross a sword and a black inscription panel. Insc: 'Killean Aug -/69'. Rectangular grave-slab bearing interlaced work, two pairs of facing animals, and a blank inscription panel above an illegable insription. Insc: 'Killean Aug -/69'.
  • 38555 (8/1869)
    Original drawings for plate LXXV, Sculptured Monuments of Iona and the West Highlands by James Drummond. Effigy of an armoured man carrying a spear in the right hand and a shield bearing a galley in the left, identified as "MacDonald of Largie" and inscribed beneath as such, at Killean. Insc: 'Aug -/69'.
  • 38555 (1934)
    Killean - Sculptured Stones

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 38555 (8/1869)
    Original drawings for plate LXXIV, Sculptured Monuments of Iona and the West Highlands by James Drummond. Tapered grave-slab bearing at foliated cross a sword and a black inscription panel. Insc: 'Killean Aug -/69'. Rectangular grave-slab bearing interlaced work, two pairs of facing animals, and a blank inscription panel above an illegable insription. Insc: 'Killean Aug -/69'.
  • 38555 (8/1869)
    Original drawings for plate LXXV, Sculptured Monuments of Iona and the West Highlands by James Drummond. Effigy of an armoured man carrying a spear in the right hand and a shield bearing a galley in the left, identified as "MacDonald of Largie" and inscribed beneath as such, at Killean. Insc: 'Aug -/69'.
  • 38555 ()
    Photographic copy of drawings of decorative capitals.
  • 38555 ()
    Photographic copy of elevation of windows.
  • 38555 ()
    Photographic copy of ground-plan with sections dated.
  • 38555 ()
    Photographic copy of ground-plan with sections dated.
  • 38555 (1967)
    Comparative plans of Kintyre Churches. KILCOLMKILL CHURCH; CHAPEL.CARA; KILCHOUSLAND CHURCH; CHAPEL.SANDA; CHAPEL.KILLELLAN; ST CATHAN'S CHURCH.GIGHA; KILLEAN CHURCH; KILLKIVAN CHURCH; KILCHENZIE CHURCH; ST COLUMBA'S CHAPEL.SKIPNESS; KILBRANNAN CHAPEL.SKIPNESS.
  • 38555 ()
    Tombstone showing sailing ship.
  • 38555 ()
    Tombstone showing plough team.
  • 38555 ()
    Carved stone cross (back).
  • 38555 (1965)
    James Drummond's Original West Highland Stone Drawings. Two slabs. AL9 & AL2.
  • 38555 (1965)
    James Drummond's Original West Highland Stone Drawings. Two slabs. AL3 & AL4.
  • 38555 (1965)
    James Drummond's Original West Highland Stone Drawings. Two slabs. AL4 & AL5.
  • 38555 (1965)
    James Drummond's Original West Highland Stone Drawings. Effigy of MacDonald of Largie. AL 10.
  • 38555 (1965)
    James Drummond's Original West Highland Stone Drawings. Two slabs. AL8 & AL9.
  • 38555 (1965)
    East window.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Killean Old Parish Church. Detail of headstone of sailor.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Killean Old Parish Church. Detail of headstone of sailor.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Killean Old Parish Church. Detail of headstone of ploughman.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Kintyre, Killean Old Parish Church. Grave Slab. Iohannes, Son of Eugenius.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Effigy. Unkown man in armour.
  • 38555 (1977)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Carved stone fragment.
  • 38555 (1967)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Quoin stones in South wall.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Window in North aisle.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Window in North aisle.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Low-side window in South wall.
  • 38555 (7/1961)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. View from South-East.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Window in South wall.
  • 38555 (1967)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Quoin stones in South wall.
  • 38555 (1967)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Blocked choir window.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Details of East window.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Details of East window.
  • 38555 (1/12/1966)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Detail of blocked doorway in South wall of choir. (interior).
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Details of East window.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. Exterior of East wall.
  • 38555 (1966)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. View of East gable (Interior).
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Argyll, Killean Old Parish Church. View of interior of East wall.
  • 38555 (1/12/1966)
    Argyll, Killean Church. Detail of doorway at West end of South wall.
  • 38555 (4/1964)
    Killean Old Parish Church. General view.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. View of East end.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. View of East end.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. View.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. View of East end.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. View of blocked window.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. View of window.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. Detail.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. Detail.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. Detail of East end.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view of East end.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. View of East end.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view of nave.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. View of window.
  • 38555 (20/11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view of nave, South wall interior.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view of nave.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. Detail of window.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. View of window in North wall of choir.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. View of blocked window.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view from East.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view from North-East.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. View from East end.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view from East end.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view from North-West.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view from South-East.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. View of East end.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view of East end.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view from South-East.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view from South-East.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. View of North window of nave.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. View of North aisle transept.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view of choir, South wall.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view from West.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view from South-West.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view of East end.
  • 38555 (11/1986)
    Killean Church. General view of East end.
  • 38555 (1965)
    Killean Old Parish Church. Cross decorated stone.
  • 38555 (1966)
    Plain cross with broken arms, in MacDonald of Largie vault.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Graveslab from Killean Old Parish Church, Kintyre.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Graveslab from Killean Old Parish Church, Kintyre.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Graveslab from Killean Old Parish Church, Kintyre.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Graveslab from Killean Old Parish Church, Kintyre.
  • 38555 (7/1965)
    Graveslab from Killean Old Parish Church, Kintyre.

PRINTS AND DRAWINGS

  • 38555 ()
    Cross. RCAHMS.
  • 38555 (1965)
    Details of Nave window, reconstructed. RCAHMS Survey.
  • 38555 (1965)
    Detail of nave window.
  • 38555 (1965)
    East window.
  • 38555 (1965)
    Quarter FS details of East window. RCAHMS Survey.
  • 38555 (1965)
    Details of Chancel window.
  • 38555 (1965)
    Details of window. East gable. RCAHMS Survey.
  • 38555 (1965)
    Chancel window, reconstructed, details. RCAHMS Survey.
  • 38555 (1965)
    Plan.
  • 38555 (1965)
    Plan. RCAHMS Survey.
  • 38555 (1973)
    Mull, Killean, Old Parish Church. Plan showing detail of hood mould.
  • 38555 (1973)
    Mull, Killean, Old Parish Church. Plan of stonework, elevation and section X-X.
  • 38555 (1973)
    Mull, Killean, Old Parish Church. Plan of ground floor.
  • 38555 (1973)
    Mull, Killean, Old Parish Church. Plan of ground floor, carved fragment, elevation and section X-X.
  • 38555 (1966)
    Slab bearing Latin cross in false relief between four crosslets.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Argyllshire, Sheet CCXXXV1867

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Argyll and Bute, Sheet 235.151867
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Argyll and Bute, Sheet 235.141867