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Cairns Church Of Scotland, Bloomgate, Lanark

A Category B Listed Building in Lanark, South Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.6739 / 55°40'25"N

Longitude: -3.7826 / 3°46'57"W

OS Eastings: 287990

OS Northings: 643705

OS Grid: NS879437

Mapcode National: GBR 220T.WX

Mapcode Global: WH5SJ.VNY6

Plus Code: 9C7RM6F8+HX

Entry Name: Cairns Church Of Scotland, Bloomgate, Lanark

Listing Name: Cairns Church of Scotland Bloomgate

Listing Date: 7 May 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 381838

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36936

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200381838

Location: Lanark

County: South Lanarkshire

Town: Lanark

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale North

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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1875. William Leiper.
Church in 12th century Gothic style. Snecked rubble with
ashlar dressings. Buttressed north front with central door
under pointed roll-moulded arch with hoodmould, continued
at springing level across facade. Above, pair of
hoodmoulded lancets in splayed reveals. Small oculus in
blind stone rosette in gable end. Low single pitched roof
to north east bay; remaining 5 bays under main roof with
single lancets divided by buttresses. Similar details in
5 west bays. Square north west tower chamfered to octagon,
with 8 tall gabled lancets. Facetted spire with lucarnes
on alternate faces. Iron weather-vane at apex.

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