Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NY 3118 9031
331180, 590310


Burnet of Langholm, architect. Dated 1880. Simple Gothic church, 5 buttressed bays, 3-stage square tower at S gable, gabled vestry at N. Squared and snecked whin rubble with contrasting grey ashlar dressings; openings pointed and hood-moulded; stepped angle buttresses.

TOWER: south-facing 2-leaf door with nook-shafts; pointed openings to elevations, paired and louvred at top belfry stage.

20th century leaded glass windows to N gable, otherwise opaque modern glass throughout. Saw-toothed skews with cross finial at N; roofed with graded slates.

Ashlar-coped rubble-built retaining wall to S, main gate at E end with simple wrought-iron gates and railings and cast-iron gatepiers, pedestrian gate at W.

Statement of Special Interest

Category B for prominent position and relationship to Westerkirk Bridge.



SRO HR 208/1

About 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.

The statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. 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.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned 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. For information about curtilage see 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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