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Sorbie Former Uf Church

A Category B Listed Building in Sorbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7922 / 54°47'31"N

Longitude: -4.4343 / 4°26'3"W

OS Eastings: 243589

OS Northings: 546863

OS Grid: NX435468

Mapcode National: GBR HJF1.FKN

Mapcode Global: WH3V6.VTM3

Entry Name: Sorbie Former Uf Church

Listing Date: 17 December 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353480

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19183

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Sorbie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Sorbie

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

Later 19th century. Plain hall church. Rubble-built, red sandstone ashlar to angles and margins. Lancet windows throughout. Hoodmoulds eo E gable pointed-arch door, and flanking lancets hoodmoulded, cusped oculus over door. Corbelled bellcote at gable apex. W gable 3 windows flank on. 10-pane glazing. Flat sandstone skews, scroll skewputts to W, skew blocks to E, slate roofs, ashlar ridge. Finial to W gable. Wrought iron railings.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building no longer in use as such, currently as antigue shop (1992). Bellcore may have come from Old Parish Church.

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