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Union Street, Auchingramont Church

A Category B Listed Building in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7754 / 55°46'31"N

Longitude: -4.0458 / 4°2'44"W

OS Eastings: 271771

OS Northings: 655462

OS Grid: NS717554

Mapcode National: GBR 015N.WH

Mapcode Global: WH4QW.T3L9

Entry Name: Union Street, Auchingramont Church

Listing Date: 19 September 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378797

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34529

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Hamilton

County: South Lanarkshire

Town: Hamilton

Electoral Ward: Hamilton North and East

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James Salmon 1860. Decorated Gothic. Coursers of
differing depth with polished dressings. 5-bay
buttressed rectangular plan. South west gabled front
interesting composition stepping up from right to left
with gabled doorway, hood mould and head label stops,
mouldings die into splays wheel rose window over, cusped
light at apex of gable, low 3-stage tower to left with
angle buttresses, and 2-light plate tracery top stage
openings, bold arcaded cornice and broach spire with 2-
light belfry lucarnes, and weathercock; 'aisle' front
on right recessed at upper level with small splayed
lancet. Depressed single-light windows at flanks.
Vestry with door and window to each gable at north east
end. Fine patterned slated roof. Single-span interior
with U-plan gallery on slender cast-iron stanchions.
Braced king post roof with painted boarded ceiling.
Churchyard has square ashlar gatepiers with
denticulated cornices and steeply raked capping, dwarf
walls with railings between gablet piers.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

Built as relic for Old Parish Church. Cost $4,218.

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