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Latitude: 54.9153 / 54°54'55"N
Longitude: -4.611 / 4°36'39"W
OS Eastings: 232739
OS Northings: 560968
OS Grid: NX327609
Mapcode National: GBR GHZQ.BNL
Mapcode Global: WH3TK.4QK6
Plus Code: 9C6QW98Q+4J
Entry Name: Church Of Scotland, Kirkcowan Parish Church
Listing Name: Kirkcowan Village, Kirkcowan Parish Church (C of S) and Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 20 July 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 342464
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10066
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West
Traditional County: Wigtownshire
Built 1834. T-plan Neo-gothic church with squat tower to N jamb of T. Paired external gallery steps curve upto porch at 1st to E and W gables. Partly rendered over rubble walling, polished sandstone margins, dressings and buttresses.
S elevation with 2 smaller and 2 taller. 2-light pointed-arched windows with perpendicular tracery flanking central buttressed bay, now with small pedimented window, probably originally site of "pulpit door".
E and W gables with 2-storey gabled porch giving access to ground and gallery levels, external curved flight of steps to gallery level with simple cast-iron handrail. 2 small traceried windows flank gallery porch. N jamb single bay with similarly detailed windows. No N, 3-stage square-plan buttressed tower. Doors to E and W; to 2nd, tall traceried lights, to 3rd blocked belfry.
embattled parapet with pinnacles at angles.
Simply detailed chamfered square-headed doorways. All windows pointed-arch, taller windows with stone tracery, smaller windows have painted timber tracery; all with small-pane diamond glazing. Eaves cornice and blocking couse: end skews with decorative cross finials at apex; slate roofs.INTERIOR: galleries supported on cast-iron co;umns, central pulpit with tester on raised dais. Organ to left. Good plaster ceiling rose.
Ecclesiastical building in use as such.
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