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Buittle Parish Church And Churchyard

Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Church (19th Century), Churchyard (Period Unassigned), War Memorial(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Buittle Parish Church And Churchyard

Classification Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Church (19th Century), Churchyard (Period Unassigned), War Memorial(S) (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Buittle Church Of Scotland And Walled Churchyard; War Memorial Plaques And Window

Canmore ID 64876

Site Number NX85NW 13

NGR NX 80801 59890

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NX85NW 13 80801 59890

Buittle Parish Church [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, August 2009.

For (predecessor) Old Parish Church (NX 80780 59834), see NX85NW 1.

Architecture Notes


The new church of Buittle was built in 1819.

H Scott 1917


Scottish Record Office:

Seating plan (1818) for the new church.

It accompanies papers concerning the division of sittings.

1819 and 1827 GD 185/1/40

New gallery built for Buittle Church.

A letter from Col. Maxwell to Sir Robert Abercromby deals with arranging

sittings in the new gallery.

1840 GD 185/1/40

(Undated) information in NMRS.


Project (2010)

The National Association of Decorative and Fine Art Societies (NADFAS) undertook a survey of stained glass windows in churches at risk, including Auchencairn; Buittle, Colvend; New Abbey; Old West Kirk, Greenock; St Colm's Chapel, Edinburgh; and Walkerburn.


Project (February 2014 - July 2014)

A data upgrade project to record war memorials.


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