Erskine Church, 9 High Street, Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway, DG13 0JH

Freehold former church in Langholm

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Wednesday 20th October 2021 @ 09:00AM

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A Former Church Building In Need Of Extensive Repair And Renovation. Having Previously Benefitted From Planning Permission For Conversion To Four Apartments, The Property May Be Suitable For A Similar Residential Use Subject To Securing The Appropriate Planning Permission And Any Other Necessary Consents

Property Description

The property comprises a former gothic church believed to date from the 19th century. The property has remained vacant for many years and is in need of repair and renovation throughout and is currently listed on a Buildings at Risk Register for Scotland reference 1366. We understand planning permission has been obtained previously for 4 apartments.


The property is located in the attractive town of Langholm which comprises predominantly stone built houses in a picturesque setting on the banks of the river Esk with the backdrop of Whita Hill and the ancient monument.
The own is situated in Eskdale, Dumfriesshire in the Scottish border country and at the junction of three rivers which are surrounded by extensive areas of hills and forests.
Langholm is an excellent location for walking, cycling and country pursuits and also benefits from a good range of local amenities.


Freehold – Vacant possession upon completion.


All interested parties must make their own enquiries of the planning department within Dumfries and Galloway Council-
Whilst we understand that planning has historically been granted for the conversion to 4 apartments planning reference is 09/4/P/4/0186 and 09/P/4/0187, the details of which can be viewed by visiting the above web address.

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