ST MUNGO PARISH CHURCH (CHURCH OF SCOTLAND) (Ref:16885)
This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the
St Mungo Parish.
It is a category B building and was listed on 03/08/1971.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NY 143 770.
David Bryce architect, 1874-77. Rectangular-plan, 5-bay gothic church with castellated 3-storey square tower at NE angle. Coursed bull-faced ashlar with polished dressings; stepped buttresses (pinnacled diagonal buttresses to body of church); mostly pointed hood-moulded openings (some with cusped tracery) - wheel window in each main gable; crenellated parapets. TOWER: 2-storey engaged stair turret and angle buttresses, louvred belfry opening above; broached cap house with facetted stone roof, dummy machicolations and spouts. Gabled porch central on W wall of church and at W end of S wall, former with pinnacled diagonal buttresses. INTERIOR: oak pulpit with linen-fold panels and columned angles, organ adjoining at rear (E) by Abbot and Smith, Leeds; open-timbered roof with cusped framing; fine, World War I memorial bronze in vestibule by F M Taubman, London, 1922.
Ecclesiastical building in use as such.
Pub. University of Edinburgh, MR DAVID BRYCE, 1976.
(exhibition catalogue) p.112; SRO HR 39/1.
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