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PARTON PARISH CHURCH (CHURCH OF SCOTLAND) AND CHURCHYARDLB17100

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Group Category Details
100000020 - See Notes
Date Added
04/11/1971
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Parton
NGR
NX 69691 69901
Coordinates
269691, 569901

Description

Walter Newall, 1832, plan; Adam Halliday, builder, executed Newall's plan (1832-1834). Three bay, two storey, rectangular plan neo-Gothic church with 3-stage tower to north gable. Main entrance to south gable. Whinstone walls, droved red sandstone quoins, polished sandstone margins. Bull-faced granite base course. Depressed-arched openings with hoodmoulds. Tower flanked by low piend-roofed porches, each with door. Single window to ground, bipartite to second stage, tripartite louvred openings to third. Corniced between stages, battlemented parapet. Timber windows with multi-pane glazing and Y-tracery, opaque glass. Eaves cornice, slate roofs. Rubble-walled churchyard with pair of coped gatepiers. 17th and 18th century gravestones, though majority are 19th century.

Statement of Special Interest

B group with Parton Old Church (see separate listing). Place of worship in use as such.

References

Bibliography

Colvin, H. M. (1997). A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, Fourth Edition. Yale University Press, p. 740.

Dictionary of Scottish Architects http://www.scottisharchitects.org.uk (accessed April 2014).

Gifford, J. (1996) The Buildings of Scotland: Dumfries and Galloway,. Yale University Press, p. 486.

Scottish Record Office, HR8/1

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.

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