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Latitude: 55.0524 / 55°3'8"N
Longitude: -3.3886 / 3°23'19"W
OS Eastings: 311384
OS Northings: 573986
OS Grid: NY113739
Mapcode National: GBR 4BS0.5N
Mapcode Global: WH6XY.X8JK
Plus Code: 9C7R3J26+XG
Entry Name: Dalton Parish Church
Listing Name: Dalton Village, Dalton Parish Church
Listing Date: 3 August 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334511
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3458
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Annandale South
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
J Dick Peddie, architect. Dated 1895. Romanesque revival
church. Snecked bull-faced red ashlar with polished dressings
and heavy clasping angle buttresses. Rectangular-plan with
slightly lower chancel at E, massive 2-stage square tower at
E and porch placed at W end of long N wall. Round-headed
openings and hood-moulded doors.
TOWER: E facing door in re-entrant angle; louvered bipartite
belfry openings to elevations, shafted mullions with
scalloped capitals; corbelled parapet, with spouts, encloses
slated thin steeple with weathervane finial.
Main body of church: Single lights to bays, 3-light gable
windows. Straight skews with cross finials. Slate roofs.
INTERIOR: contrasting long-and-short-worked dressings and white-plastered walls; wide chancel arch; octagonal oak
pulpit; open timbered roof.
Situated to NW of old cemetary, and enclosed mostly by iron
railings on low cope; war memorial cross to NW, finial from
old parish church N gable placed between tower and porch
(finial listed separately).
Ecclesiastical building in use as such.
Allan R Crombie and Frank Carruthers both submitted plans for
enlarging old church as well as for a new building. Inscribed
1704 bell, by John Meikle of Edinburgh formerly in old
church, noted in RCAHM INVENTORY, 1920 no 96.
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