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Latitude: 55.8286 / 55°49'43"N
Longitude: -4.2157 / 4°12'56"W
OS Eastings: 261304
OS Northings: 661707
OS Grid: NS613617
Mapcode National: GBR 0VZ.HB
Mapcode Global: WH4QF.6RRL
Plus Code: 9C7QRQHM+CP
Entry Name: Rutherglen Old Parish Church, Main Street, Rutherglen, Glasgow
Listing Name: Main Street Rutherglen, Queen Street Rutherglen Old Parish Church
Listing Date: 4 March 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377312
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33562
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Rutherglen Central and North
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
John James Burnet, 1900-2. Gothic church, rectangular-plan, nave with deep and tall W side aisle linking pinnacled and shallow-gabled tall porch (deeply-recessed wide door) at S and "transept" gable - actually containing magistrates' loft and barrel-vaulted session house - at N; side-aisle has pair stepped 4-light windows at groud, each set in shallow panel, wall-head parapet; other elevations plain; outshot at N end of E wall to contain organ (latter by Norman and Beard, London), pointed-headed 3-light gable windows, canted stair turret at S at junction with side aisle, distinctive stack alongside over angle buttresses. Stone-cleaned snecked yelloow ashlar, polished dressings; slate roofs.
INTERIOR: 4-bay arcade screens off side aisle and nave, gallery fronts project between columns; timber chancel furnishings all have carved
late gothic ornament; 1902 front of green and white marble; leaded windows, mostly clear glass, chancel window (Ascension) by James M Benson, 1911, S gable window a war memorial by W Meikle and Sons, 1922; single light at E by Abbot and Co, Lancaster, 1960; dark-stained open-timber roof and beams supporting gallery; marble wall-plaques mostly re-set from previous church; Greenhill chapel formed in aisle, dedicated 1970, some furnishings from Greenhill Church.
Ecclesiastical building in use as such.
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