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Beeswing Village Lochend Church

A Category C Listed Building in New Abbey, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0055 / 55°0'19"N

Longitude: -3.7295 / 3°43'46"W

OS Eastings: 289482

OS Northings: 569246

OS Grid: NX894692

Mapcode National: GBR 2BDK.CG

Mapcode Global: WH5WV.PG82

Entry Name: Beeswing Village Lochend Church

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351209

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17314

Building Class: Cultural

Location: New Abbey

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: New Abbey

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Dated 1868. Rectangular-plan Gothic church with gabled vestry
at western angle, 3-stage square (entrance) tower with broach
spire in re-entrant angle. Built of coursed and squared white
granite rubble with contrasting red ashlar dressings;
cusped-headed lights, single or bipartite, to long walls,
hood-moulded gable windows with cusped tracery. Tower: angle
buttresses at bottom stage; pointed door under gabled head in
re-entrant angle; top stage defined by string and has blind
bipartite to each face. Beak-head moulding at eaves and below
spire; saw-toothed skews with apex finials; roofed with
graded slates.
Interior: open timbered roof on stone corbels; plain dado;
World War 2 memorial window in south-west gable.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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