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ST MUNGO PARISH CHURCH (CHURCH OF SCOTLAND)LB16885

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 03/08/1971

Location

  • Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish: St Mungo

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NY 14335 77068
  • Coordinates: 314335, 577068

Description

David Bryce architect, 1874-77. Rectangular-plan, 5-bay

gothic church with castellated 3-storey square tower at NE

angle. Coursed bull-faced ashlar with polished dressings;

stepped buttresses (pinnacled diagonal buttresses to body of

church); mostly pointed hood-moulded openings (some with

cusped tracery) - wheel window in each main gable;

crenellated parapets.

TOWER: 2-storey engaged stair turret and angle buttresses,

louvred belfry opening above; broached cap house with

facetted stone roof, dummy machicolations and spouts. Gabled

porch central on W wall of church and at W end of S wall,

former with pinnacled diagonal buttresses.

INTERIOR: oak pulpit with linen-fold panels and columned

angles, organ adjoining at rear (E) by Abbot and Smith,

Leeds; open-timbered roof with cusped framing; fine, World

War I memorial bronze in vestibule by F M Taubman, London,

1922.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

References

Bibliography

Pub. University of Edinburgh, MR DAVID BRYCE, 1976.

(exhibition catalogue) p.112; SRO HR 39/1.

About Designations

Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

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

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