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ECCLEFECHAN VILLAGE, JOHNSTONE CHURCH, HALL, GATEPIERS AND RAILINGSLB10052

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
03/08/1971
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Hoddom
NGR
NY 19255 74545
Coordinates
319255, 574545

Description

Dated 1865. T-plan church with simplified gothic detailing,

3-stage gabled square tower on nave N flank, transversely

set hall and church officer's flat abuts E gable. Stugged

red ashlar with polished dressings, tall narrow lights with

elongated cusped heads mostly hood-moulded.

TOWER: stairs within tall 1st stage outwardly expressed by

parallel diagonal courses and stepped window levels; middle

stage designed for clock faces; top stage with louvred

openings in gables or gabled dormer heads.

Continuous string raised as hood-mould over main door on W

gable on body of church and blind flanking quatrefoils.

Gabletted saw-toothed skews; slate roofs.

Hall/flat facing door at ground shouldered-headed lights

above.

INTERIOR: 3 linked galleries on cast-iron columns and with

panelled fronts; pulpit at E recessed behind large archway

and with good decorative cast-iron balconied front with

gothic details; "altar rail" also with good cast-iron work.

Enclosed by cast-iron gates and railings, gabletted square

red ashlar piers.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

Built as UP church; now serves as Hoddom parish church

following destruction by fire of old parish church in 1975.

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