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Southwick Parish Church (Church of Scotland)

A Category B Listed Building in Abbey, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8995 / 54°53'58"N

Longitude: -3.6742 / 3°40'27"W

OS Eastings: 292734

OS Northings: 557373

OS Grid: NX927573

Mapcode National: GBR 2CSS.BF

Mapcode Global: WH5XG.J3LS

Entry Name: Southwick Parish Church (Church of Scotland)

Listing Date: 28 May 1981

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332335

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1646

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Colvend and Southwick

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Abbey

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Peddie and Kinnear, architects. 1891. Romanesque/Early
English style church. Coursed granite with red sandstone
dressings, eaves band and quoins; squared buttresses to
angles.
T-plan church with apse, square squat tower over crossing
3-bay nave. Porch to SW corner with round-arched portal,
chevron and ball-moulded archivolt supported on nook shafts.
Double-leaf door. Nave windows single light with chamfered
margins. Transept windows 2-light with plate tracery;
decorated hood-mould.
7-window apse, round arched single lights. Squat tower with
bipartite louvred openings, corbelled parapet, plain spout
gargoyles, steep pyramidal roofs.
Sandstone skews and ridge, steeply pitched slate roofs.
Interior: aisleless 3-bay nave, sandstone chancel arch.
Stained glass to S gable and apse. Square marble font
supported on colonettes, hexagonal carved timber pulpit.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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