Dundrennan Abbey


Site Name Dundrennan Abbey

Classification Abbey

Alternative Name(s) St Mary's Abbey

Canmore ID 64408

Site Number NX74NW 12

NGR NX 74941 47506

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Rerrick
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Stewartry
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

See also NX74NW 91.

(NX 74924750 ) Remains of Dundrennan Abbey (NR) (Cistercian - founded AD 1142)

OS 6" map (1957)

The Cistercian Abbey of Dundrennan. Full descriptions and plan by Richardson.

J S Richardson 1950

The Abbey is as described in the Official Guide.

Revised at 25".

Visited by OS (RD) 18 January 1971

Tile fragment in Dumfries Museum (1972/63-4)

Trans Dumfriesshire Galloway Natur Hist Antiq Soc 1972

Architecture Notes


Antiq. Library:

Archeol. Coll. of Ayrshire & Galloway, Vol 10, 1894 - plans interior details etc.

J H Maxwell - 'Dundrennan Abbey and its History', 1875 - text and illustrations

Rev A B Hutchison - 'Memorials of the Abbey of Dundrennan', 1857 - text and lithographs

National Library:

Uncatalogued MSS of General Hutton, Vol 1 No 53 - 1 engraving of a monument



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