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Anwoth Parish Church, (Church of Scotland)

A Category B Listed Building in Anwoth, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8782 / 54°52'41"N

Longitude: -4.2113 / 4°12'40"W

OS Eastings: 258225

OS Northings: 555951

OS Grid: NX582559

Mapcode National: GBR HHZT.7PW

Mapcode Global: WH4W2.8NW6

Entry Name: Anwoth Parish Church, (Church of Scotland)

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334307

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3296

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Anwoth

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Anwoth

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Walter Newall, architect; built 1826-7; contractors William
Robertson, John Robertson, Andrew Mackie. Plain Neo-gothic
hall church with square tower to W gable. Rubble walling with
polished red sandstone angle and window margins.
3-bay with hood-moulded Tudor-arch windows, timber mullions,
small lying-pane glazing. Single storey vestry to E gable of
later 19th-century date, similar materials. Polished
sandstone eaves band, blocking course, skews, skewputts,
slate roofs. Tower in 3 stages with string courses between
stages. 2 pointed arched doorways to ground, one blocked.
Painted arched similar bipartite blind windows to 2nd,
tripartite louvered openings to 3rd, embattled parapet with
angle pinnacles.
Later 19th century interior, gallery to W. Timber lined coved
ceiling. Good rubble and sandstone coped boundary walls,
bull-faced granite gatepiers.

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