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High Street, Dryfesdale and Trinity Parish Church, Churchyard and Lodge (Church of Scotland)

A Category B Listed Building in Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1235 / 55°7'24"N

Longitude: -3.357 / 3°21'25"W

OS Eastings: 313561

OS Northings: 581855

OS Grid: NY135818

Mapcode National: GBR 5906.A5

Mapcode Global: WH6XL.DHP3

Entry Name: High Street, Dryfesdale and Trinity Parish Church, Churchyard and Lodge (Church of Scotland)

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382682

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37564

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Lockerbie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Town: Lockerbie

Electoral Ward: Annandale North

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Frank C Carruthers of Lockerbie and Dumfries. Dated 1898.
Parish Church with square tower at SE. Gothic. Snecked bull-
faced red ashlar with contrasting polished dressings.
Tower. Pair louvred openings each face of off-set top stage,
angle buttresses terminate as pinnacled shafts above
crenellated parapet, latter has caphouse and encloses short
stone spire.
Body of church: roughly T-plan, buttressed, transepts on
same plane as side aisles; canted chancel with flanking
vestries. Windows mostly grouped, stepped 3-light gable
windows at gallery level. Main door in E gable, with
gabletted head and flanking buttresses. Slated and finialed
roofs with prominent fleche.
Interior: elaborately detailed; 3-sided gallery and main
roof supported on tiers of square pillars; ribbed and
vaulted ceilings; stone pulpit; large organ case (organ by
Foster and Andrews, Hull, 1905); leaded glass windows.
Churchyard: contains mainly 19th century headstones, many
of high quality; ashlar-built boundary wall to roadside,
square gatepiers with moulded caps, cast-iron gates;
rectangular-plan LODGE with gabled porch and round-arched
windows.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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