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Skeoch Hill Monument

A Category B Listed Building in Castle Douglas and Crocketford, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0927 / 55°5'33"N

Longitude: -3.7892 / 3°47'21"W

OS Eastings: 285913

OS Northings: 579048

OS Grid: NX859790

Mapcode National: GBR 19ZK.G6

Mapcode Global: WH5WF.R8T6

Entry Name: Skeoch Hill Monument

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342789

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10352

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkpatrick Irongray

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Kirkpatrick Irongray

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Erected 1870. Monument commemorating conventicle. Obelisk,
on battered square base, all raised on stepped plinth:
capped with Communion cup. Granite.

Statement of Interest

Inscription ".....spot where a large number of Covenanters

met in the Summer of 1678 to worship God and where about

3000 communicants......celebrated the sacrament of the

Lords Supper.

......adjacent stones....used as the communion table." etc.

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