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Chalmers Parish Church Manse, 161 Kirk Road, Wishaw

A Category C Listed Building in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.777 / 55°46'37"N

Longitude: -3.9136 / 3°54'48"W

OS Eastings: 280069

OS Northings: 655404

OS Grid: NS800554

Mapcode National: GBR 113M.JX

Mapcode Global: WH4QY.V2K2

Plus Code: 9C7RQ3GP+RH

Entry Name: Chalmers Parish Church Manse, 161 Kirk Road, Wishaw

Listing Name: Wishaw, 161 Kirk Road Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 30 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395345

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47946

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Motherwell and Wishaw

County: North Lanarkshire

Town: Motherwell And Wishaw

Electoral Ward: Wishaw

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Dated 1871. 2-storey, 3-bay asymmetrical, rectangular plan gabled. Sandstone ashlar with projecting ashlar quoins; 1871 date stone in gable wallhead; hierarchical fenestration with elaborate Renaissance mouldings and carving. Base course, cill band course at 1st floor, eaves band and cornice; segmental-headed openings with carved ornament to spandrels, pilaster mullions, margins and billeted cornice.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: stone steps to central door, round arched entrance with projecting keystone, rolled moulding to reveal; advanced gabled bay to right; full-height canted, mullioned window. Tripartite window to left at ground; 1st floor windows off-centre left and outer left with obelisk-finialed pedimented dormerheads; outer left window flanked by carved scroll detail.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: rough dressed sandstone; irregular fenestration; large rectangular stained glass window at 1st floor to centre; single storey office wing to right with piended roof.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: rough dressed sandstone; irregular fenestration (3 windows).

W (SIDE) ELEVATION: rough dressed sandstone; irregular fenestration.

Plate glass timber sash and case. Grey slate roof; ashlar piended coped skews; ashlar gablet coped skews with bracketed skew putts; ashlar coped stacks to E and W. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: largely intact good Victorian interior. Timber panelled vestibule door with segmental fanlight; timber skirting boards and timber panelled doors with brass handles; timber banister; scroll cornice and central roseto drawing room; large leaded stained glass to stairwell.

BOUNDARY WALL: low modern brick wall.

Statement of Interest

Originally built for local colliery owner now the property of the Church of Scotland: Chalmers Parish Church Manse.

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