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Canonbie Village, Canonbie Parish Church

A Category B Listed Building in Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0777 / 55°4'39"N

Longitude: -2.9491 / 2°56'56"W

OS Eastings: 339501

OS Northings: 576328

OS Grid: NY395763

Mapcode National: GBR 79VQ.BL

Mapcode Global: WH7Z3.NMWQ

Entry Name: Canonbie Village, Canonbie Parish Church

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334582

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3523

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Canonbie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

William Atkinson, architect. Built 1822. Large, symmetrical, rectangular-plan church with Tudor/Gothic details; 3-stage

square tower central on long W wall, gabled vestry/session

house on E wall, opposite. Stugged yellow ashlar with polished dressings. Pointed, mostly Tudor-arched openings, small-paned

windows; set-back buttresses to tower and to bays.

TOWER: hood-moulded openings at ground (door in S re-entrant

angle); smaller plain windows in 2nd stage; louvred,

hood-moulded and Y-traceried opening each face of belfry

stage; castellated parapet.

BODY OF CHURCH 5 bays with ground and gallery windows; wide

gables each with shallow porch and 3 identical gallery windows. Wall-head stack above vestry. Shaped raised skews; slate roofs. INTERIOR: panelled woodwork; gallery to 3 walls supported on

circular cast-iron columns, pulpit central on W wall, organ

tubes above gallery opposite; box pews.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Contains John Lee

Bell, 1767.

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