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Old Leswalt Church Graveyard, excluding Scheduled Monument No 7875 ‘Leswalt, Old Parish Church’, Leswalt

A Category B Listed Building in Leswalt, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.93 / 54°55'48"N

Longitude: -5.0986 / 5°5'54"W

OS Eastings: 201567

OS Northings: 563876

OS Grid: NX015638

Mapcode National: GBR FHSP.3BP

Mapcode Global: WH1R1.NB9X

Entry Name: Old Leswalt Church Graveyard, excluding Scheduled Monument No 7875 ‘Leswalt, Old Parish Church’, Leswalt

Listing Date: 20 July 1972

Last Amended: 9 July 2015

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 405188

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13507

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Leswalt

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Stranraer and the Rhins

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

Graveyard with 18th and 19th century gravestones.

BURIAL ENCLOSURE: circa 1800. Burial enclosure of Agnew family of Lochnaw. Situated to N, interrupting graveyard wall. Limewashed rubble. Ashlar dressings; coping, quoin strips and margins. Flat coping to wallhead. Pedimented W elevation, flattened at apex; blind oculus in ashlar tympanum; ball finial on concave stalk to left, missing to right; doorway at centre, with iron gate; flanking margined panels, bearing inscriptions.

Rubble boundary wall.

Statement of Interest

Old Leswalt Church was replaced in 1828 by Leswalt Parish Church (see separate listing). On the OS Map of 1847, Old Leswalt Church is marked as "in ruins".

Leswalt Old Parish Church is Scheduled Monument No 7875 and is excluded from the listing.

Listed building record and statutory address updated in 2015. Previously listed as 'Old Leswalt Church and Graveyard.'

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