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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 342016
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9716
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
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.
Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Church built to a
general design by Walter Newall, modified by Carlish and