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Parton Parish Church (Church of Scotland) and Churchyard

A Category B Listed Building in Parton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0066 / 55°0'23"N

Longitude: -4.039 / 4°2'20"W

OS Eastings: 269691

OS Northings: 569901

OS Grid: NX696699

Mapcode National: GBR 0B7K.C2

Mapcode Global: WH4VK.XFT7

Entry Name: Parton Parish Church (Church of Scotland) and Churchyard

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350954

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17100

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Parton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Parton

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Walter Newall, 1832, plan; Adam Halliday, builder, executed Newall's plan (1832-1834). Three bay, two storey, rectangular plan neo-Gothic church with 3-stage tower to north gable. Main entrance to south gable. Whinstone walls, droved red sandstone quoins, polished sandstone margins. Bull-faced granite base course. Depressed-arched openings with hoodmoulds. Tower flanked by low piend-roofed porches, each with door. Single window to ground, bipartite to second stage, tripartite louvred openings to third. Corniced between stages, battlemented parapet. Timber windows with multi-pane glazing and Y-tracery, opaque glass. Eaves cornice, slate roofs. Rubble-walled churchyard with pair of coped gatepiers. 17th and 18th century gravestones, though majority are 19th century.

Statement of Interest

B group with Parton Old Church (see separate listing). Place of worship in use as such.

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