Dalton Kirk

Dalton Kirk

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Dalton, DG11 1DS
Local Authority: Dumfries & Galloway
Listing: B

Church Overview

Close by the roofless shell of the 1704 parish church stands J M Dick Peddie’s 1895 sturdy Romanesque church. Built of teh local red sandstone and with an attached square tower with short slated spire.

Unusually colourful kingpost-truss roof over the nave and scissors roof in the chancel. Three-light stained glass window of the Ascension by A Ballantine and Gardiner 1896.

The graveyard contains a late Georgian burial enclosure and the suave classical monument to the Carruthers of Whitecroft.

Dalton Kirk is a Destination Hub on the St Mungo Pilgrim Journey.


Sundays: 9.45am, 11.15am by rotation with Hightae and Kettleholm

Opening Arrangements

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Dalton Kirk


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