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Latitude: 55.2129 / 55°12'46"N
Longitude: -3.7244 / 3°43'27"W
OS Eastings: 290375
OS Northings: 592318
OS Grid: NX903923
Mapcode National: GBR 28F5.G4
Mapcode Global: WH5VW.R7NK
Plus Code: 9C7R677G+56
Entry Name: Closeburn Old Church
Listing Name: Closeburn Old Church, Kirkpatrick of Closeburn Mausoleum and Churchyard Enclosure
Listing Date: 3 August 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 335184
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4008
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Tagged with: Church building
Church rebuilt 1741, incorporating earlier fabric, but now
only roofless fragments remain, viz. entire east gable with
bellcote, eastmost bay of side walls, and fragment of north
jam. Coursed and squared rubble with polished dressings.
Central door in gable and windows in side walls all round-
headed, with pilastered jambs, moulded arches and keystones;
oculus in gable head. Straight skews; plain bird-cage bellcote
with ball-finialed ogee roof still houses 1606 bell.
Fragments of eaves course and moulded cornice. 1742
Kirkpatrick of Closeburn Classical trabeated mausoleum at
south east end of old church; red ashlar, rusticated pilaster
strips, elaborate north-facing pedimented doorpiece, 3-bay
long walls with basket-arched openings and cornice. Some
interesting 17th-19th century stone monuments.
Churchyard extended to east; ashlar-coped rubble-built
walls; corniced, square, rusticated red ashlar gatepiers with ball-finialed ogee caps, and small shelters built behind
Church abandoned in 1878 when new church was built; last
service held 28.4.1878. Bell is described in inventory.
Doorway of Kirkpatrick mausoleum comparable with Ross Mains
and Craigdarroch doorways (these dated 1728 and 1729
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