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Latitude: 55.1059 / 55°6'21"N
Longitude: -4.1667 / 4°10'0"W
OS Eastings: 261869
OS Northings: 581194
OS Grid: NX618811
Mapcode National: GBR 4W.NDYW
Mapcode Global: WH4TX.ZX0N
Entry Name: Dalry Parish Church and Churchyard (Church of Scotland)
Listing Date: 4 November 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334740
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3621
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Dalry (Dumf & Galloway)
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
William McAndlish, architect, 1832. T-plan buttressed
neo-Gothic church with 3-stage tower to S front. Rubble
walling with contrasting polished sandstone buttresses and
5-bay S front with central tower flanked by lancets. All
windows pointed arched with hoodmoulds, timber Y-tracery and
small-pane glazing. N transept with large moulded
pointed-arch opening (now with timber and glass infil)
forming porch. Buttresses rise to pinnacles at angles.
Moulded eaves cornice, slate roofs, stepped sandstone skews,
pinnacles at gable apexes. 3-stage buttressed tower with
moulded string-course between stages. Door to ground with
quatrefoil moulded panel above; lancet windows to 1st stage,
louvred openings to 3rd. Embattled parapet with pinnacles at
INTERIOR: panel-fronted gallery to 3 sides supported on
cast-iron columns. Elaborate pulpit with ogee "dome" as
tester. Communion table dated 1923.
Walled graveyard with some 18th century stone.
B group with Dalry Old Church and Dalry Parish Church
Vestry. Compares with Glancairn Parish Church, an almost
identical design by McAndlish. Ecclesiastical building in
use as such.
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