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Uphall Kirk. (St. Nicholas

A Category B Listed Building in Uphall, West Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9337 / 55°56'1"N

Longitude: -3.5065 / 3°30'23"W

OS Eastings: 305981

OS Northings: 672211

OS Grid: NT059722

Mapcode National: GBR 1W.Z46G

Mapcode Global: WH5RJ.33HY

Entry Name: Uphall Kirk. (St. Nicholas

Listing Date: 22 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 347537

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14235

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Uphall

County: West Lothian

Electoral Ward: Broxburn, Uphall and Winchburgh

Parish: Uphall

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Description

Later 12th cent. Much altered. Originally consisted only
of aisleless Nave (with W. Tower) and Chancel. Rubble. Gabled.
Slated roof. Round-arched S. doorway. Chancel extended
15th cent; fore-stair dated 1644 to former Buchan loft.
Upper part of Tower has been rebuilt; belfry added 1878
(bell dated 1503). Lower part appropriated as burial place
of Earls of Buchan. Shairp of Houston Aisle added on S.
c.1620; barrel-vaulted. Additions on N: 1878. Plain interior:
Chancel arch has been removed.

Statement of Interest

In ecclesiastical use. 15th cent. font is at R.C. Church

in Broxburn.

Uphall Parish was originally called Strathbrock and was

practically co-extensive with the estate of Strathbrock.

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