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Dalry, St John's Old Church

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1057 / 55°6'20"N

Longitude: -4.1665 / 4°9'59"W

OS Eastings: 261879

OS Northings: 581180

OS Grid: NX618811

Mapcode National: GBR 4W.NF0B

Mapcode Global: WH4TX.ZX3R

Entry Name: Dalry, St John's Old Church

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334742

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3623

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalry (Dumf & Galloway)

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Fragmentary ruins of 16th century church, much restored 1939
and the burial place of the Gordons of Lochinvar.
The present structure is of square plan, part of larger
church. The S gable is complete to wall-head with crowsteps;
most of these date from 1939 restoration. The walling is of
rubble with squared quoins and chamfered or roll-moulded
margins.
Large roll-moulded window to S-gable with iron grille (1939).
Above in roll-moulded panel a marriage escutcheon initials IG
MC for James Gordon and Margaret Crichton, the date is now
illegible but said to be 1576.

Statement of Interest

B group with Dalry Parish Church and Churchyard and Vestry.

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