St John’s Tower

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St John’s Tower information

Location
Ayr , Scotland
Address
Eglinton Tce
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This is the only remnant of a church where a parliament was held in 1315, the year after the celebrated victory at the battle of Bannockburn. John Knox’s son-in-law was the minister here, and Mary, Queen of Scots, stayed overnight in 1563. You can only admire it from the street, but it's very photogenic.