The Gallows

Greenock's Historic Quarter

The Gallows

Scotland PA15 1BQ, United Kingdom

Created By: Inverclyde Tourist Group


A horseshoe is set in the stone paving between the Fountain and the Church, close to site of the gallows used for public hangings of the condemned who were lodged in the nearby prison. The gallows was in fact located in front of the church steps.

Continue by turning left and walking a few steps across the Square to Pin 17: The 'Toon Kirk'. Be aware of traffic.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Greenock's Historic Quarter


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