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Drumclog Church

A Category B Listed Building in Avondale and Stonehouse, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6245 / 55°37'28"N

Longitude: -4.1611 / 4°9'39"W

OS Eastings: 264021

OS Northings: 638892

OS Grid: NS640388

Mapcode National: GBR 3W.LP76

Mapcode Global: WH4RF.1WTJ

Entry Name: Drumclog Church

Listing Date: 20 February 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331789

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1270

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Avondale

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Avondale and Stonehouse

Parish: Avondale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

J. MacLellan Fairley architect. Dated 1912. Roughly cruciform-
plan with tower near west corner. Snecked bullfaced rubble
with polished ashlar dressings. Entrance at base of tower,
recessed under moulded round arch with splayed reveals.
Prominent square-plan tower with squat diagonal buttresses,
chamfered in upper part to form octagonal base for cupola.
Louvred oculus high on each face, S-tracery in some openings.
Squat pinnacles over angles. Unusual 3-stage copper cupola
with bell-cast cap and weather vane. Body of church with
double aisles on north-west elevation, single on south-east
elevation. Buttressed south west gable with Y-traceried
window. All gables crowstepped. 4 swept-roofed windows on
south-east break the eaves line. Slate roof. Painted and
leaded glass panels by C. E. Stewart FRSA and JT&CE Stewart.

Statement of Interest

In ecclesiastical use.

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