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Canonbie Free Church

A Category B Listed Building in Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0843 / 55°5'3"N

Longitude: -2.96 / 2°57'36"W

OS Eastings: 338815

OS Northings: 577075

OS Grid: NY388770

Mapcode National: GBR 79RN.Y6

Mapcode Global: WH7Z3.HGPM

Entry Name: Canonbie Free Church

Listing Date: 12 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334580

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3521

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Canonbie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale

Parish: Canonbie

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Opened 5.1.1851. Rectangular-plan, 5-bay, buttressed simple
Gothic Church. Stugged grey ashlar with polished dressings.
Single openings, mostly hood-moulded and with pointed heads.
Gabled porch at E end of S wall, vestry at W end of N wall;
former has S-facing door in moulded reveals; single lights to
buttressed bays; continuous string at cill level raised as
hood-mould over central door on E gable - 3 single lights
stepped above latter door, and gabled belfry; saw-toothed
skews with gabletted skewputts; slate roof.
INTERIOR: pulpit with panelled front against W gable, steps
either side with ornamental wooden balustrades; roof timbers
on stone corbels.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. B group with manse

(Item 6).

Duke of Buccleuch would not initially grant a site for a

free church, hence late building date.

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