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Langholm, Townhead, Erskine Church

Church (19th Century)

Site Name Langholm, Townhead, Erskine Church

Classification Church (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) High Street; Erskine Parish Church

Canmore ID 196534

Site Number NY38SE 105

NGR NY 36372 84681

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/196534

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Langholm
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Annandale And Eskdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NY38SE 105.00 36372 84681

NY38SE 105.01 NY 3635 8468 War Memorials

Site Management (28 June 1995)

Gothic church with square tower and broach spire. Coursed stugged ashlar with polished dressings, buttresses, strings and hood-moulds. Rectangular-plan, main gabled (W) elevation to High Street. Arcaded triple doorway in nave with flanking columns, doors deeply recessed and with cusped heads; tall window above with cusped tracery; aisles shallow recessed, left (N) aisle treated as tower bottom stage, unusually tall 2nd tower stage with elongated 2-light window with rose above to elevations. Lucarned stone spire. Skews with gableted skewputts; continuous slated roof. Pointed lights to flanks. (Historic Scotland)

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