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- Category: B
- Date Added: 03/08/1971
- Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish: St Mungo
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NY 14335 77068
- Coordinates: 314335, 577068
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;
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,
Statement of Special Interest
Ecclesiastical building in use as such.
Pub. University of Edinburgh, MR DAVID BRYCE, 1976.
(exhibition catalogue) p.112; SRO HR 39/1.
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