Eskdalemuir Parish Church

Eskdalemuir Parish Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Eskdalemuir, DG13 0QH
Local Authority: Dumfries & Galloway
Listing: C

Church Overview

Rectangular-plan plain Gothic church with 4-stage square tower and spire on the south gable. The church is dated 1826 and was probably designed by John Smallwood. Inside there is an octagonal pulpit with sounding board central on the west wall and a panelled gallery on three sides supported on slender cast-iron columns. Organ, 1907, by The Positive Organ Co Ltd. Eskdalemuir is well known for its Meteorological Station, and the Samye Ling Monastery & Tibetan Centre. The largest Service in the year is the Christmas Carol Service, attended by locals, members of the Langholm, Ewes, and Westerkirk Churches, together with Buddhists from Samye Ling.


12.45 pm on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement

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Eskdalemuir Parish Church


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