Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
South Lanarkshire
Planning Authority
South Lanarkshire
NS 70124 44312
270124, 644312


Dated 1772, interior thoroughly renovated 1879, Robert A.

Bryden of Clarke & Bell, architect. Symmmetrical T-plan

church with 5-stage tower on long north west elevation, later

additions flanking tower and at rear. Body of church harled,

with ashlar dressings and rusticated quoins; tower and

flanking additions stugged ashlar with rusticated quoins; 3rd

& 4th stages of tower with angle margins. Original entrance

at base of tower with pilastered jambs and round-arched

head, now blocked and filled with war memorial; oculus

inserted in corniced 2nd stage, 3rd & 4th stages each set

back, small round-arched window in former, clock in square

panel in latter, bellcote above with bell-cast roof; ball

finial and weathervane. Entrance in addition to north east

of tower. Tall round-arched windows in each outer bay of

north west elevation, all windows to the front with

keystones. Remaining elevations with square-headed windows to

ground and gallery levels. Piended slate roof.

Interior: galleries with panelled fronts, and supported on

slender cast-iron columns. Pulpit has pilastered round-headed

niche with shell hood and is flanked by organ pipes in

pilastered cases. Panelled ceiling. Some leaded glass panels.

Statement of Special Interest

In ecclesiastical use.



Groome "Gazetteer" vol VI p 407

Hay "Architecture of Scottish Post reformation churches" 1957 pp

83, 175 & 263

Heritors records HR 397/1, 397/4, 397/7, 397/8

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

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The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

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