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Corsock Chapel, Church of Scotland

A Category B Listed Building in Parton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 55.063 / 55°3'46"N

Longitude: -3.9401 / 3°56'24"W

OS Eastings: 276190

OS Northings: 575997

OS Grid: NX761759

Mapcode National: GBR 09XW.SW

Mapcode Global: WH4VF.F0ZG

Entry Name: Corsock Chapel, Church of Scotland

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350947

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17093

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Parton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Parton

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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1839. Said to have been based on the designs of Wharton
Chapel in Cheshire, plans provided by one Captain Fletcher.
Hall church with polygonal apse to E, squat tower to NW.
Coursed rubble walling, buttressed angles and nave. 4-bay
nave divided by gablet buttresses, single lancets with deep
moulded reveals. Small gabled entrance porch to SE,
pointed-arch doorway, recessed door.
5-sided buttressed apse to E gable with facetted slate roofs.
Triple lancet to W gable.
Squat buttressed tower to NW; pointed-arch door to ground,
double string course above, 3 louvred lancets to upper stage.
Deep plain coped parapet over deep cornice. Slate roofs, saw
toothed skews. Bellcote/gablet finial to E gable.
Interior: stained glass to W gable and one nave light signed
Arthur J Dix. Hammerbeam roof. Carved octagonal oak pulpit.

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Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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