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Dalry Parish Church and Churchyard (Church of Scotland)

A Category B Listed Building in Dee and Glenkens, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

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

Category: B

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

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Description

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
chamfered margins.
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
angles.
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.

Statement of Interest

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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