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St Andrew's Episcopal Church, Belhaven Terrace, Wishaw

A Category C Listed Building in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7749 / 55°46'29"N

Longitude: -3.9237 / 3°55'25"W

OS Eastings: 279428

OS Northings: 655185

OS Grid: NS794551

Mapcode National: GBR 111N.BP

Mapcode Global: WH4QY.P3RP

Plus Code: 9C7RQ3FG+XG

Entry Name: St Andrew's Episcopal Church, Belhaven Terrace, Wishaw

Listing Name: Wishaw, Belhaven Terrace, St Andrews Episcopal Church Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 5 August 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392558

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45605

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Motherwell and Wishaw

County: North Lanarkshire

Town: Motherwell And Wishaw

Electoral Ward: Wishaw

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Miles S Gibson, 1893. 6-bay. Plain Arts and Crafts-gothic, rectangular-plan church, aligned EW; buttressed; steeply gabled swept roof with overhanging eaves; bull-faced red sandstone with ashlar dressings; lancet windows with chamfered margins, plain barge boarding to gables.

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: tall paired lancet windows with double chamfered reveal and stopped hood moulding; hood moulded vesica to apex.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: mirror of W except stepped lancets to centre.

S (SIDE) ELEVATION: 6-bay, asymmetrical; gabled porch to bay to far left with lancet door; paired lancet windows to 3 bays to centre; single cusped lancets to bays to right.

N (SIDE) ELEVATION: mirror to S.

Leaded glass, stained glass to gables. Grey graded slates; ridge tiles, decorative ridge tiles to chancel; cross finials to gables; cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: brick lined walls with ashlar dressings; pointed chancel arch; open timber beam roof supported on stone corbels; deep window embrasures; organ recess off raised chancel and door to vestry with corbelled lintel.

BOUNDARY: low, squared rubble wall to street with saddleback coping rising to gatepiers; later gates and railings.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building still in use as such. Miles S Gibson, worked from 131 West Regent Street, Glasgow. Also responsible for Motherwell Episcopal Church in a similar style. A simple design but notable for it's good proportions.

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