Listed Building

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Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NY 21432 76156
321432, 576156


John MacLintock Bowie of Dumfries. Dated 1928. Cruciform-plan

gothic church with low chancel and twin-gabled transepts,

flat-roofed porches in W re-entrant angles. Roughly squared

rubble with polished dressings. Nave W front has large

traceried and hood-moulded window over 2-centred arched

doorway (2-leaf timber door); plain angle buttresses,

surmounted at SW by 2 dimensional belfry (bronze bell);

cross-finialed main gable. Porches each have W-facing door

and window. Chancel and transept gables also with traceried

windows; nave flanks with rectangular tripartites with simple

tracery (similar windows to chancel flanks), quatrefoil

lights at gallery level. Raised shaped skews; slated roofs.

INTERIOR walls faced with snecked bull-faced ashlar;

vestibule screen at W with gallery over, both with applied

tracery. Original pews. Transepts behind arcaded screen.

CHURCHYARD: ground slopes steeply down at S and E;

rubble-built boundary wall at N only. Mostly 18th and 19th

headstones, some with good artisan sculpture.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

1692 datestone incorporated on SW buttress.

Former church bell removed in raid by Duke of Hamilton in

17th century, and taken to Bowness-on-Solway.




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 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.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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