Kirkmaiden Old Kirk

Kirkmaiden Old Kirk

Denomination: Church of Scotland
OS Reference: NX125369
Address: , Kirkmaiden , DG9 9QS
Local Authority: Dumfries & Galloway
Listing: A


Church Overview

Built 1638 to replace St Catherine’s at Mull of Galloway in the most southerly parish in Scotland. T-shaped church with vaults of the McDouall family of Logan underneath balcony. ‘Treacle’ Bible on display. Bell from Clanyard Castle, a gift from the Earl of Dalhousie 1532. The graveyard has fine 18th century gravestones including one in the form of a lighthouse.


Sunday: 11.30am last Sunday of the summer months: May to September

Opening Arrangements

Open daily March to October, 10.00am-5.00pm, or by arrangement

Access for partially abled  toilets available

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Kirkmaiden Old Kirk


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