GORDON CHAPEL, QUARTER MILE WEST OF GLENLOCHAR BRIDGE (Ref:3414)
This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the
It is a category B building and was listed on 28/05/1981.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NX 7262 6438.
Small Gothic chapel situated quarter mile W of Glenlochar
Bridge within rubble walled enclosure; burial place of
CHAPEL: buttressed gabled building in 2 sections; wider 2-bay
nave to W with narrower chancel to E with 3 pairs of
sandstone buttresses. Rubble walling to nave quoins, rockfaced
granite with buttresses to chancel. Polished sandstone
Pointed arch portal to W with nook shafts, delicate cable
hood-mould and carved stops. Quatrefoil panel above door.
Bipartite trefoil-headed windows with opaque glass. Granite
chancel: single pointed arch window to both sides. Deep plain
parapet over chancel. Steeply-pitched slate roofs. Sandstone
skews and skewputts.
INTERIOR: empty; timber strip panelling to wainscott, pointed
Rubble walled enclosure, partly damaged with granite coping. Pointed-arch gateway with timber door.
J H Maxwell A GUIDE TO THE STEWARTRY OF KIRKCUDBRIGHT, 1908
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