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Burnside Road, Church Avenue, Burnside Parish Church Including Halls, Session House, Boundary Walls and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.814 / 55°48'50"N

Longitude: -4.1998 / 4°11'59"W

OS Eastings: 262254

OS Northings: 660054

OS Grid: NS622600

Mapcode National: GBR 3V.6LDX

Mapcode Global: WH4QM.G4B6

Entry Name: Burnside Road, Church Avenue, Burnside Parish Church Including Halls, Session House, Boundary Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 14 March 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377784

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33788

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cambuslang

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Rutherglen South

Parish: Cambuslang

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Stewart & Paterson, 1909-11 as St Gilbert's Church, Pollokshields; re-located here 1950-4, including (plainer) halls, and polygonal session house which were built 1926-8 to designs by J J Craig & Son. Prominently sited, on an eminence overloocking Burnside.

Gothic style, with lancets. All built of rock-faced red ashlar with polished dressings (some concealed elevations faced in 1950's brick); slate roofs.

CHURCH is rectangular, with a triple-light Dunblane-type main gable facing north (otherwise mostly paired lancets), west flank a version of, eg H E Clifford's Titwood (1893-5) - ie with side aisle linking porch at one end, transept at the other; on east flank, no side aisle and no porch, but a doorway and a polygonal and shallow transept. Interior fitings also original and re-located, except organ from Belmont church. Polygonal-ended session house adjoins church east gable, ranges beyond including main hall, which has a stepped 3-lifht window.

Retaining wall to front also in red ashlar; also steps and iron lambs and railings.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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