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Kelton Parish Church

A Category B Listed Building in Dee and Glenkens, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9215 / 54°55'17"N

Longitude: -3.9375 / 3°56'14"W

OS Eastings: 275922

OS Northings: 560254

OS Grid: NX759602

Mapcode National: GBR 0CYJ.BK

Mapcode Global: WH4W0.HK7G

Entry Name: Kelton Parish Church

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342146

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9822

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kelton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Kelton

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Built 1805/6 with stones from 18th century parish church;
restored 1879-80. Rectangular hall church with bellcote to W
gable. Rendered coursed rubble walling with polished
rusticated quoins and raised margins to tall round arched
lights and oculi.
4-bay elevations to N and S. That to N with 3-bay
single-storey corniced porch; that to S with full-height
projecting gabled bay forming vestry. E and W gables each
with 2 round-arched lights surmounted by oculus. Moulded
eaves cornice, slate roof, flat skews.
INTERIOR: galleries of circa 1820 removed and seating plan
altered to give pulpit and communion table on raised dais at
W. All furniture modern, walls with ceramic tiling, timber
lined ceiling with corbels supporting main ribs. War memorial
plaque to W wall.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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