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Keir Mill, Church And Churchyard

Church (19th Century), Churchyard (19th Century), War Memorial(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Keir Mill, Church And Churchyard

Classification Church (19th Century), Churchyard (19th Century), War Memorial(S) (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Keir Parish Church; War Memorial Plaques

Canmore ID 212785

Site Number NX89SE 91

NGR NX 85966 93212

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/212785

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Administrative Areas

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

Site Management (6 May 1998)

Rectangular-plan 3-bay Gothic church with engaged 3-stage square tower at west gable; octagonal angle stair turret, low narrow chancel and vestry added 1880, James Barbour of Dumfries. Stugged pink ashlar, polished dressings, window dressings contrasting red sandstone.

There was a delay before building a new church at Keir; a plan had earlier (1812) been produced by "Mr Elliot, architect at Drumlanrig" (presumably William Elliot). (Historic Scotland)

Activities

Project (February 2014 - July 2014)

A data upgrade project to record war memorials.

Note (25 June 2014)

War memorial plaques may have been moved to the village hall (NX89SE 94).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 25 June 2014.

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