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Latitude: 55.009 / 55°0'32"N
Longitude: -3.5715 / 3°34'17"W
OS Eastings: 299596
OS Northings: 569396
OS Grid: NX995693
Mapcode National: GBR 3BHJ.L7
Mapcode Global: WH5WY.3CKD
Plus Code: 9C7R2C5H+HC
Entry Name: Conheath Private Chapel
Listing Name: Conheath Private Chapel
Listing Date: 26 June 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334956
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3804
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Nith
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Tagged with: Chapel
Private chapel with crypt begun by James A Morris of Ayr,
architect, circa 1909 but completed circa 1928 to design of
Sir Robert Lorimer. T-plan. Stugged and snecked red ashlar,
polished dressings. 2-leaf oak door in west gable with roll-
moulded depressed ogee head and upper jambs, scrolled
skewputts; V-channelled clasping pilasters at east gable
project above eaves level, round-headed east window with
uncarved key-stone and impost blocks, apex cross finial.
Buttress and 2 windows at west end of south wall. Porch/
transept against north wall has west-facing door with
partially roll-moulded jambs extending to ogee lintel: wall
head stack at east, steps below to crypt. Skews; slate roofs.
Interior: red ashlar walls, stone-flagged floor, boarded
ceilings, leaded east window: chapel has wide, segmental-
arched screen to transept and at west door, former with
No longer in ecclesiastical use, although maintained by
family trust. Built for R Y Pickering of Conheath; crypt
first used for Ellen Caldwell Pickering (d 1909).
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