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Whitepark Road, St Ninians Episcopal Church

A Category B Listed Building in Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9368 / 54°56'12"N

Longitude: -3.9282 / 3°55'41"W

OS Eastings: 276566

OS Northings: 561941

OS Grid: NX765619

Mapcode National: GBR 1C0C.C2

Mapcode Global: WH4W0.M5NP

Entry Name: Whitepark Road, St Ninians Episcopal Church

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 358724

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22985

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Castle Douglas

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Town: Castle Douglas

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

E B Lamb, architect, 1864. Unusual chunky Gothic polychrome
granite church. Rectangular hall with nave adjoined by
narrower lower chancel to E. Tower of 1875 to re-entrant
angle at NE. Porch to SW and vestry to SE, both low gabled
structures.
Bull-faced coursed rubble with granite margins, stepped
granite to basecourse. Window margins bull-faced to
wall-face, polished inner arrisses.
Pointed-arch entrance to porch, trefoil-headed lancets,
singly or grouped 2 x 2 at W gable or 5 at E gable. Granite
corbels at eaves support polished granite blocking course and
granite skews. Slate roofs with alternate rows of fish-scale
slates.
Tower buttressed and in 3 stages; corbelled 3rd stage with
trefoiled lights in roundels; corbelled parapet stepped-up at
angles.
INTERIOR: pointed chancel-arch supported on
label-stops/corbels. Octagonal timber pulpit. Roof ribs
supported on stone corbels. Stained glass by Taylor. Rubble
walls to churchyard with granite coping and caps to
gatepiers.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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