Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NY 6518 72673
306518, 572673


J M Bowie of Dumfries architect, circa 1929, remodelling

small plain, rectangular-plan 3-bay church of circa 1816.

Painted rubble, with red ashlar dressings, porch, bell turret

and spire. Gothic; hood-moulded, painted central doorway on

west gable, tall gabled porch with cusped panels and swept

gable detail supports octagonal bell turret with louvred

opening linked by looped hoodmoulding to each face and squat,

faceted and crocketted spire, apex cross. Hood-moulded,

pointed windows with cusped tracery flank porch (similar

windows to bay); panelled clasping buttresses at west end

with gableted pinnacles; gableted finial over east gable:

former vestry now a chancel; low, bull-faced, red ashlar

porch added in south east re-entrant angle. Shaped skews;

slate roofs.

Interior: plain boarded dado, vaulted roof and pews.

Octagonal pulpit. Leaded 3-light chancel window undated.

Early stone font on modern base.

Quadrangular churchyard enclosure with ashlar-coped

rubble-built walls, gate at either end of south wall: square

rusticated ashlar gatepiers; hearse house to south east of

church. Square-plan rubble-built, crenellated burial

enclosure against south wall of church with 1655 armorial

panel: armoured male effigy in re-entrant angle: some good

17th-19th stone monuments.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

Armorial panel & effigy noted in RCAHM INVENTORY 1920, No 517 Re-modelled after much debate, and after W F Crombie had been

consulted; there was a move that Dick Peddie of Edinburgh

should be consulted rather than employ either local





Library, Dumfries)


RHP 8264

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.

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