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An aerial view of Fenwick Parish Church, Fenwick, East Ayrshire
Built at an angle in the grounds to arrange the church east to west. Most Christian churches tend to bury people with their feet to the west.


An aerial view of Fenwick Parish Church, Fenwick, East Ayrshire
The guard posts were so the relatives could protect the deceased from being dug up and sold for a decent interval after interment.


Fenwick Parish Church, Fenwick, East Ayrshire
Hanging to the left of the door is a brank or scold's bridle. A steel head-band to keep gossip's quiet.


An aerial view of Fenwick Parish Church, Fenwick, East Ayrshire
A tighter in view.


Fenwick Parish Church, Fenwick, East Ayrshire
From ground level looking north.