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SOUTHWICK PARISH CHURCH (CHURCH OF SCOTLAND)LB1646

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
28/05/1981
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Colvend And Southwick
NGR
NX 92734 57373
Coordinates
292734, 557373

Description

Peddie and Kinnear, architects. 1891. Romanesque/Early

English style church. Coursed granite with red sandstone

dressings, eaves band and quoins; squared buttresses to

angles.

T-plan church with apse, square squat tower over crossing

3-bay nave. Porch to SW corner with round-arched portal,

chevron and ball-moulded archivolt supported on nook shafts.

Double-leaf door. Nave windows single light with chamfered

margins. Transept windows 2-light with plate tracery;

decorated hood-mould.

7-window apse, round arched single lights. Squat tower with

bipartite louvred openings, corbelled parapet, plain spout

gargoyles, steep pyramidal roofs.

Sandstone skews and ridge, steeply pitched slate roofs.

Interior: aisleless 3-bay nave, sandstone chancel arch.

Stained glass to S gable and apse. Square marble font

supported on colonettes, hexagonal carved timber pulpit.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

References

Bibliography

W R McDiarmid, "HANDBOOK OF THE UNITED PARISHES OF COLVEND

AND SOUTHWICK." 1895.

About Listed Buildings

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We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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