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Lochrutton Parish Church, Churchyard, Walls and Tombstones (Church of Scotland)

A Category B Listed Building in Castle Douglas and Crocketford, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 55.0446 / 55°2'40"N

Longitude: -3.7036 / 3°42'12"W

OS Eastings: 291244

OS Northings: 573558

OS Grid: NX912735

Mapcode National: GBR 2BK3.ZG

Mapcode Global: WH5WP.2GNL

Entry Name: Lochrutton Parish Church, Churchyard, Walls and Tombstones (Church of Scotland)

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342016

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9716

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Lochrutton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Lochrutton

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Robert Carlish, joiner at Terregles and Alex Robinson of
Kirkgunzeon, contractor. Built 1819 on site of earlier
church, repaired 1889.
Simple hall church of coursed granite with rusticated quoins,
painted. 3-bay nave, pointed-arch windows with raised
margins and small-pane glazing with intersecting Y-traceried
heads. Projecting porch with vestry off to W. Pointed-arch
door to E flanked by aedicular marble war memorials.
At apex of E gable, pyramidal red sandstone bellcote dated
1819. Bell dated 1764. Tile cresting to roof ridge.
INTERIOR: panelled screen at E end to give narthex.
Panel-backed pews arranged to give centre and side aisles.
Modern communion table, font and pulpit.
Church yard with many 18th and 19th century tombstones;
drystone walls, plain cast-iron gates.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Church built to a

general design by Walter Newall, modified by Carlish and


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