Basic Site Details

Name: Castle Douglas Parish Church
Town, district or village: Castle Douglas
City or county: Kirkcudbrightshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Lochside Theatre  
Item 2 of 2St Andrews Parish ChurchYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Lochside RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2Marle StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618681869  
Item 2 of 618791880 Additions?
Item 3 of 618801881 Enlargement and galleries
Item 4 of 61890  Tall tower added.
Item 5 of 6c. 1900c. 1930 Alterations?
Item 6 of 61931  Addition of chancel


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6James Barbour A18681869Enlargement and galleries
Item 2 of 6James Barbour B1890 Tall tower added
Item 3 of 6(Sir) Robert Stodart Lorimer  c. 1900 *c. 1930(?)Alterations
Item 4 of 6John Jeffrey Waddell C1931 Addition of chancel
Item 5 of 6Thomas Peach Weir Young C1931 Addition of chancel
Item 6 of 6Waddell & Young C1931 Addition of chancel

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p167 (for Barbour and Waddell work)
Item 2 of 2Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1932   324 (Waddell & Young)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dumfries & Galloway CouncilJames Barbour drawings, Sutherland Dickie & Copland Archive (many not traced, 2010) 649 and 19
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register22981 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR C/24