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Latitude: 55.0077 / 55°0'27"N
Longitude: -3.5258 / 3°31'32"W
OS Eastings: 302513
OS Northings: 569191
OS Grid: NY025691
Mapcode National: GBR 3BTJ.GP
Mapcode Global: WH5WY.TD7C
Entry Name: Caerlaverock Parish Church and Churchyard
Listing Date: 3 August 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334953
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3801
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Nith
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Dated 1781. T-plan church, re-roofed and renovated 1894 with
piended small porch added to east and to west gables, James
Barbour of Dumfries, achitect. Coursed and squared red
rubble with ashlar dressings. Keystoned round-headed
windows: 4-bay long south wall has wide outer bays. Door with
consoled pediment and oculus above in north gable (other
gables originally identical) and ball-finialed apex birdcage
belfry. Lean-to in re-entrant angle. All roofed with
graded slates; red ridge tiles. Galleried interior.
L-plan churchyard, rubble built walls, ball-finialed square,
red ashlar gate-piers to south: gabled former hearse house:
some good 17th-19th century stone monuments, including that
of Robert Paterson, prototype of Sir Walter Scott's "Old
Ecclesiastical building in use as such.