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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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Coordinates

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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Description

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

Robinson.

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