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Lochinch Heritage Estate, Old Parish Church

A Category B Listed Building in Mid Galloway and Wigtown West, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9067 / 54°54'24"N

Longitude: -4.9618 / 4°57'42"W

OS Eastings: 210221

OS Northings: 560907

OS Grid: NX102609

Mapcode National: GBR GH3R.5YW

Mapcode Global: WH2S7.RXFT

Entry Name: Lochinch Heritage Estate, Old Parish Church

Listing Date: 20 July 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342587

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10177

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inch

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Inch

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

Thomas Hall, 1770; possibly incorporating earlier material. Former parish church (now roofless), measuring 75 ft from NE to SW; rectangular-plan made T-plan by later NW 'aisle' (now bricked off). Rubble built; ashlar dressings to openings and quoins of NW aisle.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: iron gate to round-arched entrance at ground; round-arched opening above; birdcage bellcote at apex.

SE ELEVATION: 5 round-arched, partly infilled openings (narrower central opening); projecting keystones and imposts.

NE ELEVATION: iron gate to round-arched entrance at ground; round-arched opening above.

NW ELEVATION: blank gable to projecting aisle; remains of stack. Steps to entrance to right re-entrant angle; flanking single windows (rectangular openings).

INTERIOR: roofless; wall monuments.

Statement of Interest

No longer in ecclesiastical use. See separate list description for graveyard, gatepiers, gates, railings and boundary wall. A school to the N of the church is marked on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1848. See separate list description for Old Parish Church Graveyard including gatepiers, gates, railings and boundary walls. Other listings on the Lochinch Heritage Estate include Balker Farmhouse, Balker Lodge, Black Loch Boathouse, Black Stables Cottage, Canal Cottage, Castle Kennedy, Castle Kennedy Bridge, Castle Kennedy gatepiers, gates and boundary walls, Castle Kennedy Lodge, Castle Kennedy Walled Garden, East Lodge, Garden Cottage, Ice House, Kennels, Kennel's House, Kitchen Garden, Lochinch Castle, Lochinch Stable Court, Main Lodge, Main Lodge gatepiers, gates and boundary walls, Old Parish Church graveyard, 3 Sundials and White Loch Boathouse.

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