Greenloch House

Burial Ground, Gate, Gate Pier(s), Manse, Seal

Site Name Greenloch House

Classification Burial Ground, Gate, Gate Pier(s), Manse, Seal

Alternative Name(s) Meadowsweet; Inch Parish Manse

Canmore ID 216292

Site Number NX15NW 125

NGR NX 10049 58704

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Inch
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Wigtown
  • Former County Wigtownshire

Archaeology Notes

NX15NW 125 10049 58704

The seal of the Priory of Whithorn was found at the manse a number of years ago' after 'some tentative excavation of the the site was made by Mr Paton...' In the garden of the manse, he found the seal of the Priory of Whithorn', 'now in an Edinburgh Museum' (Reid 1930). The museum quoted is now the Museum of Scotland and the seal is permanently on display (reg no. H. NM 147), on level 1, Medieval Church.

Information to RCAHMS via e-mail from Mr P Heslop, 8 May 2003.

Architecture Notes

EXTERNAL REFERENCE

Scottish Records Office

Inch. Contract for building a new Manse.

The building is to conform to a plan given in by George Campbell of Airies in name of William McDowall and the contract is between the Heritors and Pat Skimming, mason.

1763 GD 135/Box 42/3/23

Rebuilding and repair of Inch Manse and Offices.

Letter from Andrew Ross (Minister) to the Heritors of the Parish concerning their proportion of the cost.

1764 GD 135/Box 43/7/6

Rebuilding and repair of Inch Manse.

Receipt from Andrew Ross (Minister) for #8 as the proportion of the cost due by John Dalrymple Esq of Stair.

1765 GD 135/Box 43/7/7X

Building the new Manse.

Receipt from the contractors for #246.5.8 as the Earl of Stair's poportion of the cost.

1795 GD 135/Box 50/6/4/2

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