Kelton Parish Church

Access for partially abled Toilets on premises
Church of Scotland
OS Reference:
Kelton, DG7 1RX
Local Authority:
Dumfries & Galloway

Directions to your Church

½ mile south of B736, close to Threave Gardens

Location of Church

Nearby Churches

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Church Overview

The exterior of the church is a typical Gothic hall church of 1805 with round-headed windows and a belfry added in 1879. The interior is unusual with tiles walls, angled aisles and wood barrelled ceiling, all by Robert Rowand Anderson. Excellent organ with stencilled pipes, Forster & Andrews, installed 1895. A little to the north is the stunning mausoleum of Sir William Douglas, 1745-1809, an Aegyto-Grecian truncated pyramid with a pagoda top.


Sundays: 10.00am on 1st, 3rd & 4th Sundays of the month

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement


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