Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
South Lanarkshire
Planning Authority
South Lanarkshire
NS 88026 43812
288026, 643812


W and J Hay 1883. 13th century. Gothic. Nave and aisles

with tower and 138' spire at south. Snecked rubble with

droved ashlar dressings and quoins. 2 doors, with rose

above under central enriched pointed arch. Triple light

above with geometric tracery. Hoodmould and decorative

label stops. Gable head cross. Single lancet in east

elevation of north aisle. Square tower with lancets,

arrow slits and bar traceried louvred opening, with

splayed reveals to belfry. String course, rising over

louvres to pointed gable head, at base of spire and

decorated with gargoyles at angles. Broached, stone-spire

with buttressed pinnacles and lucarne on alternate faces

of facetted spire. Weathervane.

Statement of Special Interest

Cost $3000. Masons under the supervision of John Symington

of Martin & Symington Carl



Free church of Lanark, pamphlet 1883. National Library ME

12b 10 (3)

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