Listed Building

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Address/Name of Site

STRATHAVEN GREEN STREET EAST PARISH CHURCH & GATEPIERSLB1306

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
12/01/1971
Local Authority
South Lanarkshire
Planning Authority
South Lanarkshire
Parish
Avondale
NGR
NS 70214 44648
Coordinates
270214, 644648

Description

Built circa 1820 and thoroughly renovated in 1877; steeple

dated 1843. Square-plan church on raised basement. Prominent

painted ashlar, advanced, 5-stage tall tower, corniced

between stages, with spire, at south. Tall 1st stage, blocked round-arched door, round-arched window above; 2nd stage with

angle margins, paired round-arched windows and date

MDCCCXLIII cut by James Park, mason. 3rd stage with angle

pilasters supporting finials and single light; 4th octagonal

with margins and clock in 4 faces. 5th with angle pilasters

and louvred round-arched openings to alternate faces.

Faceted spire and capping weather vane. 4 tall round-arched

windows on south elevation flanking tower, 3 to side

elevations. North entrance elevation has band course over

basement door at head of flight of steps single window

rising into gable. Piended slate roof. Galleried interior.

Square-plan gatepiers have corniced caps; decorative cast

iron railings.

Statement of Special Interest

formerly East U.P. Church Foundation stone of tower laid

by Gavin Semple of Coldstream, and top stone laid by Dr

Napier of Lethame.

References

Bibliography

Groome "Gazetteer" vol VI p 407

John Brown "Modern Strathaven with peeps at past" 1947

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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