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Dumfries, Loreburn Street, Loreburn United Free Church

Church (19th Century)

Site Name Dumfries, Loreburn Street, Loreburn United Free Church

Classification Church (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Former U.p. Church

Canmore ID 159697

Site Number NX97NE 300

NGR NX 97290 76345

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Dumfries
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Nithsdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Architecture Notes

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Original church built: 1829.

Site Management (13 November 2014)

Gothic church incorporating 1829 church. 3-bay street elevation (nave and aisles) with square porches to recessed flanking bays. Red ashlar, with hood-moulded pointed openings and pinnacled buttresses. Y-traceried tall windows, the inner at gallery level and below gable-head, flanking (aisle) windows with deep decorative parapets over. Porches also with parapets and with pointed doorways. Slate roof.

Interior: gallery to 3 sides with panelled front, and supported on decorative cast-iron columns; pulpit and organ at E. Halls to rear.

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. The successor of the Secession Meeting-house in which Robert Burns frequently worshipped. (Historic Scotland)

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Photographic Survey (1956)

Photographic survey by the Scottish National Buildings Record in 1956.

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