Listed Building

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HOPE STREET ST KENTIGERN'S CHURCH (CHURCH OF SCOTLAND)LB37007

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
12/01/1971
Local Authority
South Lanarkshire
Planning Authority
South Lanarkshire
Burgh
Lanark
NGR
NS 88026 43812
Coordinates
288026, 643812

Description

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

References

Bibliography

Free church of Lanark, pamphlet 1883. National Library ME

12b 10 (3)

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.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

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.

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