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Latitude: 55.5585 / 55°33'30"N
Longitude: -3.8444 / 3°50'39"W
OS Eastings: 283760
OS Northings: 630967
OS Grid: NS837309
Mapcode National: GBR 14L5.H8
Mapcode Global: WH4RY.XKH4
Plus Code: 9C7RH554+96
Entry Name: Old St Bride's Parish Church, Douglas
Listing Name: Douglas Village Douglas Parish Church
Listing Date: 12 January 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332062
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1456
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Clydesdale South
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Church building
1781 church, originally rectangular-plan but altered earlier
19th century and 1868, Charles MacGibbon of Edinburgh,
architect; now T-plan. Coursed squared and roughly-droved
rubble with rusticated quoins, additions of stugged ashlar
and rubble. Original church 5 bays, round-headed windows at
lower level, square windows at gallery level. Low 2-bay porch
projects south east from central bay, and flanking windows
altered to single, tall, round-headed windows.
All round-headed doors and windows have pilastered jambs and
keystones. Later rectangular gallery stair projections to
north east and south west with round-headed door with
fanlight, round-headed window in outer face of each,
inscribed datestone over north east door, and rusticated
quoins. Extended earlier 19th century by 2 bays from north
west wall, narrower single bay extension beyond with door.
Eaves course, cornice and piended slate roofs. Galleried
interior and some leaded glass panels.
Re-set stone inscribed "Arch. Douglas of Douglas Esq, Patron,
Thos Forest of Springfield Baillie, Mr Wm. MacGibbon,
The foundation stone of this church laid upon the 29 March
Ecclesiastical building in use as such.
Proposed belfry designed by Rowand Anderson apparently never
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