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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 381838
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36936
Building Class: Cultural
ID on this website: 200381838
County: South Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Clydesdale North
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Church building
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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