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Kirkcowan Village Kirkcowan Old Parish Church and Churchyard

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcowan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9121 / 54°54'43"N

Longitude: -4.6075 / 4°36'26"W

OS Eastings: 232951

OS Northings: 560598

OS Grid: NX329605

Mapcode National: GBR HH0Q.L7T

Mapcode Global: WH3TK.6S7P

Entry Name: Kirkcowan Village Kirkcowan Old Parish Church and Churchyard

Listing Date: 20 July 1972

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342465

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10067

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcowan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Kirkcowan

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

Ivy clad ruins of old parish Church, probably of 18th century date. Only the E gable survives, this is covered in ivy and has no discernible distinguishing features. The churchyard is rubble walled with 2 cast-iron gates.

GATEPIERS: pair of rubble piers with chamfered ashlar coping. Pair of ball-finialled rubble piers with granite coping.

Some interesting 18th century gravestones, many more 19th century stones.

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