Redkirk, former parish, Gretna

Grid reference

NY 301 650 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

330100 565000

Latitude

54.974627310257944

Longitude

-3.0921638982088853

County

Dumfriesshire

Nearby places

Red Kirk, eccles., Redkirk, Gretna (0 miles)

Rinnpatrick, settlement, Redkirk, Gretna (0.06 miles)

Gretna, parish (2.17 miles)

St Marjory's Cross, Dornock/Annan (2.17 miles)

Kirkpatrick Fleming, parish (juxta Gretna) (3.47 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (non-extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

The kirk was eroded away by the sea in the seventeenth century. Its remains now lies in the mud and sand below the high water mark.

Relationships with other parishes

Within Gretna, parish

Relationships with other places

Contains Red Kirk, eccles., Redkirk, Gretna

Contains Rinnpatrick, settlement, Redkirk, Gretna

Parish details

Redkirk formerly Raynpatrick now in Gretna GRT, united in 1609 (RPS 1609/4/35).

Parish TLA

RKX

Medieval diocese

Glasgow

Parish notes

The church was granted to Guisborough by Robert de Brus, c. 1170, and confirmed by his son William, and was frequently in dispute between the priory and the bishops of Glasgow to whom the patronage was ceded in 1223 (Cowan 1967, 170).