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Colvend Church, Church of Scotland, and Churchyard

A Category B Listed Building in Abbey, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8689 / 54°52'8"N

Longitude: -3.7746 / 3°46'28"W

OS Eastings: 286213

OS Northings: 554124

OS Grid: NX862541

Mapcode National: GBR 2D24.MF

Mapcode Global: WH5XD.ZWR9

Entry Name: Colvend Church, Church of Scotland, and Churchyard

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334841

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3712

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Colvend and Southwick

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Abbey

Parish: Colvend And Southwick

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Peter McGregor Chalmers, architect, 1911. Cruciform church
with tall tower to W gable, 4-window side aisle to N.
Bull-faced granite walling, polished red sandstone margins.
Round-arched single windows with plain dressings. Slate
roofs. 3-stage square tower, louvred openings to 3rd stage,
facetted roof.
Interior: Romanesque detailing with 2-arch arcade separating
transepts at crossing; 4-arch arcade separating side aisle
from nave. Open braced collar-beam roof supported on corbels.
Organ to S transept. 3 stained glass windows all circa 1925.
Signed MCMK.
Churchyard: Rubble walled burial enclosure mostly
19th/20th-century stones, some 18th century stones.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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