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Churchyard, St Kennera Church, Main Street, Kirkinner

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkinner, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.833 / 54°49'58"N

Longitude: -4.4565 / 4°27'23"W

OS Eastings: 242315

OS Northings: 551456

OS Grid: NX423514

Mapcode National: GBR HHCY.3CC

Mapcode Global: WH3V0.JS19

Plus Code: 9C6QRGMV+69

Entry Name: Churchyard, St Kennera Church, Main Street, Kirkinner

Listing Name: Kirkinner Parish Church (C of S) St Kennera and Churchyard with Vans-Agnew Mausoleum

Listing Date: 17 December 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346109

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13113

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200346109

Location: Kirkinner

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Kirkinner

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

Tagged with: Churchyard Church building Mausoleum

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Built 1828; Paul Mcclure, builder. Rectangular Gothic hall church with tower to W, small vestry to E gable. Rubble walling with polished red sandstone dressings. 3-bay buttressed side walls with pointed-arch perpendicular traceried windows, lozenge glazing. Squat tower in 2 uneven stages with angle buttresses and string courses marking levels. Square-headed chamfered door to ground, blind lancets above, louvred belfry embattled parapet.

INTERIOR: panel-fronted gallery to 3 sides supported on 4 small cast-iron columns and 2 larger in timber. Wine-glass, octagonal panelled pulpit on raised podium, barley sugar twist balusters to stairs. Delicate plaster ceiling rose.

Ancient stone celtic cross now housed inside church. Rubble walled churchyard with many good 18th century gravestones.

VAN AGNEW MAUSOLEUM: in SE corner of Churchyard. Outstanding 18th century classical mausoleum in ruinous condition. Ashlar, rectangular in plan, with Ionic pilasters keystoned arches and niches and carved armorials.

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