Tinwald Church

Tinwald Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Tinwald, DG1 3PL
Local Authority: Dumfries & Galloway
Listing: B


Church Overview

A plain rectangle with bell-finialled birdcage bellcote built in 1769 on the foundations of an earlier medieval church. Four stained glass windows by Gordon Webster. Interior, with fine hammerbeam roof, has the matching pews arranged to form a central aisle. Chancel area furnished in oak with octagonal pulpit, pedestal font, communion table and Minister’s and Elders’ chairs. Session Room added 2000. Covenanters’ Monument in graveyard. Striking views over Nithsdale.


Sundays: 9.45am or 11.15am

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement

Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf  toilets available

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Tinwald Church


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