Description Fenwick Kirk, Ayrshire, dates to 1643 and in 1644 the Rev. William Guthrie, celebrated Covenant preacher, author of “The Christian’s Great Interest.” was ordained as minister. The Churchyard contains a monument to Captain John Paton of Meadowhead, the Covenant hero and martyr, who was interred in Greyfriars’ Churchyard, Edinburgh; and tombs of several other martyrs of less note, and of John Howie, author of the “Scots Worthies.” In 1791 the Church was described as being “cold and uncomfortable in the winter” The Church eventually had seating for 400 people – but initially those wishing to sit would bring their own stools. A fire in 1929 devastated the Kirk. It was rebuilt by 1931 and was again in use.Next to the main door, exists the old parish Jougs (still in working order). The jougs was used as a pillory and consists of an iron collar fastened by a short chain to the wall. The collar was placed round an offender’s neck and fastened by a padlock. . It was used for ecclesiastical as well as civil offences. It may have lent its name to the modern “jug”, slang for prison.
Stuart Fellowes, Glasgow, Scotland Member Since July 2009 Artist Statement Welcome to the art website of Longline Studio. We are a Scottish business, based in Glasgow and headed by Stuart Fellowes, a professional modelmaker with many years of experience in commercial, industrial and artistic modelmaking. We specialise in manufacturing ornamental models, in resin, bonded stone and bonded bronze. We also produce a growing range of art prints that compliment the model collection. All our painting are by accomplished Scottish artist, C.B. O'Reilly.
The theme and aim of our work is to capture in miniature, the best of historic Scottish architecture, transport, Celtic and Pictish subjects. We strive to reconstruct and portray life in Scotland as it once was.
Models are available from a growing list of retail outlets in Scotland or direct from me. Please see our main website for further information. http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/stuartfellowes
We are also able to undertake commission work for businesses, museums and individuals for one off models or artworks. If you have any ideas or wants, please let us know.