CARNSALLOCH CHAPEL AT THE MOUNT (Ref:10301)
This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the
It is a category A building and was listed on 26/06/1986.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NX 974 809.
E B Lamb, architect, circa 1850. Small private chapel with apse and crypt. Decorated Gothic. Stugged and snecked red ashlar with droved or polished dressings. 2 bays, stepped buttresses, gableted above eaves, 5-sided apse at east, elaborately carved, pointed-arched entrance between 2 buttresses in west gable: studded 2-leaf door with decorative hinges below shallow pointed arch, ball-flower moulded reveals, initials AI and LJ in spandrels: tall tympanum with curvilinear tracery and (broken) leaded lights; crest in gable above. Pointed windows to bays and to aspe (east window reaches above eaves): all openings hood-moulded, with label stops. Off-set below cill level; eaves cornice; blocking course with shields over openings; stone flagged and ribbed roof with decorative ridging. Approached from east by 3 flights of stone steps.
Now disused and neglected. Built for Johnstones of
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