Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Group Category Details
100000020 - See Notes
Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Dalry (Dumf & Galloway)
NX 61869 81194
261869, 581194


William McAndlish, architect, 1832. T-plan buttressed

neo-Gothic church with 3-stage tower to S front. Rubble

walling with contrasting polished sandstone buttresses and

chamfered margins.

5-bay S front with central tower flanked by lancets. All

windows pointed arched with hoodmoulds, timber Y-tracery and

small-pane glazing. N transept with large moulded

pointed-arch opening (now with timber and glass infil)

forming porch. Buttresses rise to pinnacles at angles.

Moulded eaves cornice, slate roofs, stepped sandstone skews,

pinnacles at gable apexes. 3-stage buttressed tower with

moulded string-course between stages. Door to ground with

quatrefoil moulded panel above; lancet windows to 1st stage,

louvred openings to 3rd. Embattled parapet with pinnacles at


INTERIOR: panel-fronted gallery to 3 sides supported on

cast-iron columns. Elaborate pulpit with ogee "dome" as

tester. Communion table dated 1923.

Walled graveyard with some 18th century stone.

Statement of Special Interest

B group with Dalry Old Church and Dalry Parish Church

Vestry. Compares with Glancairn Parish Church, an almost

identical design by McAndlish. Ecclesiastical building in

use as such.



SRO, HR 377/1


SRO, RHP 7851

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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