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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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  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 03/08/1971


  • Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish: Ewes

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NY 36922 90828
  • Coordinates: 336922, 590828


James Burnet of Ewesbank, Langholm, architect. Dated 1867. Rectangular-plan 5-bay Gothic church. Snecked and squared rubble

with contrasting ashlar dressings. Pointed-headed openings: all hood-moulded except at W. Gabled porch at N end of E wall,

recessed 2-leaf door with columned jambs; 3-light window with

columned jambs and mullions below cusped openings on either main

gable, S window below relieving arch and gabled apex belfry

(other gables all cross-finialed): continuous string at cill

level, buttresses to bays and at angles: saw-toothed skews; all

roofed with graded slates. Vestry on W wall. Ungalleried

interior. Churchyard enclosed by rubble built walls, gate and

spiked cast-iron railings at W on low coping. 17th-20th century

stone monuments and site of St Cuthbert's Church; Tuscan Malcolm

family tomb chest circa 1803; panelled and urn-finialed Laurie

monument circa 1814.

1652 bell signed Jacobus Monteith mounted on tree to E of church.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. RCAHM Inventory, 1920,

notes bell.



Eskdale and Liddesdale Advertiser, 2.10.1867.

Groome, Gazetteer, n.d. (2nd. ed) vol II p.558

About Designations

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.

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 is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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