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Latitude: 54.8812 / 54°52'52"N
Longitude: -4.1873 / 4°11'14"W
OS Eastings: 259771
OS Northings: 556241
OS Grid: NX597562
Mapcode National: GBR JH1T.0NH
Mapcode Global: WH4W2.NK7V
Entry Name: St Mary`s Episcopal Church with Railings
Listing Date: 4 November 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 373536
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32099
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Gatehouse Of Fleet
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Town: Gatehouse Of Fleet
Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
Begun 1819, completed after delay, 1837, originally for United Presbyterian Church. Rectangular-plan hall church sited on falling ground with Y-traceried pointed arch windows. Rubble with ashlar basecourse; painted dressings with chamfered reveals and painted, raked diagonal buttresses. W ELEVATION: gabled, largely blank. Pointed arch narrow doorway at centre with 2-leaf panelled doors and small-pane fanlight. Blind oculus above and square ventolation panel at apex. Stone cross finial. N AND S ELEVATIONS: 3 regularly spaced windows toeach side. E ELEVATION: blank with apex ventilator panel above. Leaded daimond-pane glazing patterns. Good graded grey slates. Ashlar coped skews.
INTERIOR: not seen (1991). 2 stained glass windows.
RAILINGS: decorative cast-iron railings.
Prominently sited by Gatehouse Green, striking in its simplicity, it was built as the United Presbyterian Church and cost circa $300. The former Episcopalian Church is cited by Groome as standing in the grounds of Cally House.
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