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- Date Added
- Local Authority
- Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority
- Dumfries And Galloway
- NX 47843 36397
- 247843, 536397
Built 1844, former UF church, now Church of Scotland. Simple rectangular hall church with twin gabled lower bays to W, bird cage bellcote to E gable. Painted rubble with raised painted margins.
Gabled porch to E gable with simple pointed-arch window, 3 lancets to flanks, all with small pane, Y-tracery glazing. To W gable wall twin projecting gabled bays (vestry) with finials to gable apexes. End skews, ashlar bell cloche to E with bell, slate roofs. Surrounding the church, low rubble wall supporting cast-iron railings, gates to E.
Interior: simple, painted walls, flat ceiling, boarded dado. Body of the church dominated by pews, side aisles. Dignified timber pulpit, lectern, communion table and priest's chair.
Statement of Special Interest
Church dramatically sited on raised foundations projecting into harbour, at high tide surrounded by water. Described in Groome's GAZETTEER "as a neat Free Church".
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