Sorbie Parish Church

Sorbie Parish Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Millisle, Garlieston, DG8 8AF
Local Authority: Dumfries & Galloway
Listing: C

Church Overview

Church with tower and spire built of whinstone with red sandstone dressings, 1873-6, designed by David Thomson. Stunning stained glass: St Ninian window by Christopher Whall, south transept window of St Paul by Morris & Co to a design by Burne-Jones, east window of the Ascension. The St Ninian window shows St Ninian with the plans for his church at Candida Casa; above, St Martin supplies masons to St Ninian; other panels feature miracles attributed to St Ninian. The organ came from the Cally Palace and is of unusual design.


Sunday: 10.00 am.

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement


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Sorbie Parish Church


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