But clamour grows to tear down derelict, ‘dangerous’ High Street kirk
It’s an eyesore that dominates the Langholm skyline, and most townsfolk would happily see it torn down.
But the fate of the Erskine Church lies ultimately with its owner – and now it has a new one.
This week the E&L can reveal that the dilapidated Victorian building on the High Street has been snapped up by a Shetland-based building company for just £30,000.
According to documents provided by the Scottish Land Registry, Baila Developments – which also has a registered office in Yorkshire – purchased the premises in March this year.
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