Parish of St John's, Castle Douglas

Parish of St John's, Castle Douglas

Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Whitepark Road, Castle Douglas, DG7 1EX
Local Authority: Dumfries & Galloway
Listing: B

Church Overview

The Catholic congregation in Castle Douglas had their own church, St John’s, in Abercrombie Road, built in 1867. Due to structural problems, this building was closed and the congregation now worships in the Episcopal Church, St Ninian’s. Unusual Gothic polychrome granite church, designed by London architect, Edward Buckton Lamb, consisting of nave and chancel with a tower and porch. Inside, the pointed chancel arch is the main feature. Stained glass by Taylor in the nave and Ballantyne in the east window.


Tuesday 11.00 am.

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Parish of St John's, Castle Douglas


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