Kelton Parish Church

Kelton Parish Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Kelton, DG7 1RX
Local Authority: Dumfries & Galloway
Listing: B

Church Overview

The exterior of the church is a typical Gothic hall church of 1805 with round-headed windows and a belfry added in 1879. The interior is unusual with tiles walls, angled aisles and wood barrelled ceiling, all by Robert Rowand Anderson. Excellent organ with stencilled pipes, Forster & Andrews, installed 1895. A little to the north is the stunning mausoleum of Sir William Douglas, 1745-1809, an Aegyto-Grecian truncated pyramid with a pagoda top.


Sundays: 9.30am on 1st, 3rd Sundays and on alternate 5th Sundays of the month

Opening Arrangements

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Kelton Parish Church


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