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Latitude: 55.0065 / 55°0'23"N
Longitude: -4.0387 / 4°2'19"W
OS Eastings: 269710
OS Northings: 569897
OS Grid: NX697698
Mapcode National: GBR 0B7K.F3
Mapcode Global: WH4VK.XFZ8
Entry Name: Parton Old Church
Listing Date: 4 November 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 350955
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17101
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
Built 1592. Ruins of simple rectangular church. E gable
remains nearly complete with small bellcote inscribed
"Lausdeo 1636", side walls have been lowered and
consolidated, with sandstone coping in 19th century. Rubble
walling with sandstone or gritstone chamfered margins.
2 resited corbels with leaf carving to E gable.
Within the old church is a 19th century memorial marking the
grave of James Clerk Maxwell physicist, died 1879.
The carved oak hexagonal pulpit of the old church dated 1598
is preserved in the National Museum of Antiquities in
Edinburgh. B Group with Parton Parish Church.
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