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Latitude: 55.6779 / 55°40'40"N
Longitude: -4.0655 / 4°3'55"W
OS Eastings: 270214
OS Northings: 644648
OS Grid: NS702446
Mapcode National: GBR 021S.MG
Mapcode Global: WH4R8.JK82
Entry Name: Strathaven Green Street East Parish Church & Gatepiers
Listing Date: 12 January 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331827
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1306
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Avondale and Stonehouse
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
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
formerly East U.P. Church Foundation stone of tower laid
by Gavin Semple of Coldstream, and top stone laid by Dr
Napier of Lethame.
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