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KIRKPATRICK-JUXTA PARISH CHURCH AND CHURCHYARD (Ref:9850)

This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the Kirkpatrick-Juxta Parish. It is a category B building and was listed on 03/08/1971.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NT 082 009.

Description

James Barbour of Dumfries circa 1875 incorporating existing

T-plan parish church; latter 1799 with 1824 repairs (? by

James Thomson) (?including construction of jamb). Enclosed by irregular-plan churchyard.

CHURCH: Rubble-built with ashlar dressings (original

dressings droved), whitewashed with contrasting red ashlar

margins and rusticated quoins: openings now mostly

round-headed, circular gable windows. Original building

totally re-modelled and heightened with vestry and porch

added at E gable below timber and slate birdcage apex belfry: conical-roofed stair turret added in SW re-entrant angle

(original door in W gable). Shaped skews; roofs covered with

graded slates.

Interior: also by Barbour, with extensive heavy timberwork.

CHURCHYARD: Enclosed by rubble-built walls, mostly

ashlar-coped: gate at W (no gatepiers). Mostly 18th and 19th

century stone monuments and headstones, some with good

artisan sculpture; some table tombs; good aedicular (Ionic)

Johnston of Bearholm monument to S of vestry dated 1753;

Young of Craigielands mural monument; polygonal stone

possibly from Staffa or Giant's Causeway.

Notes

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Category B for quality of churchyard. SRO NRA(S) Annandale Bundle 151/2 includes "Discharge ..... from Annandale's chamberlain for his proportion of casting the bell of Kirk of Kirkpatrick Juxta, 18th November 1673"; also accounts for repairs 1716 and re-thatching 1725.

References

SRO RHP's 7074-5, 7078-9, 7062-73 (Barbour's drawings mostly dated 1875); NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT p 131; Groome GAZETTER n.d. (2nd ed.) Vol IV p 436.

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