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Latitude: 54.8095 / 54°48'34"N
Longitude: -4.1792 / 4°10'45"W
OS Eastings: 260043
OS Northings: 548252
OS Grid: NX600482
Mapcode National: GBR JH1Z.Y3S
Mapcode Global: WH4WG.SC2S
Plus Code: 9C6QRR5C+R8
Entry Name: Lych Gate, Memorial Chapel, Kirkandrews
Listing Name: Kirkandrews Chapel, Burial Ground and Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 23 April 1990
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334417
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3383
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
Dated 1905 and built for James Brown of Knockbrex. Small
rectangular rubble built chapel in rugged castellated
style with Arts and Crafts simplicity. Square tower with entrance porch to centre of W side.
W elevation with large round-headed windows flanking taller
projecting buttressed tower, round-arched doorway with mock
portcullis feature. E elevation with 3 large round headed
windows, all with small-pane leaded glazing in bronze frames. Projecting
embattled parapet supported on corbels, to NE angle corbelled
INTERIOR: unusual with neo- Jacobean flavour; exposed roof
beams, oak wainscot panelling with heavily pointed
exposed mannered random rubble walling above. Flanking
windows and panelled door, timber engaged columns with
foliate capitals support timber archivolt with carved
keystone. Large chimneypiece to N wall in rough rubble with
castellated lintel and round-arched fireplace.
Rubble boundary wall with coping, to W timber lych gate with
red ceramic tiled roof. Some tombstones to churchyard
including bronze plaque to James Brown of Knockbrex.
See Notes to Knockbrex House.
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