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Latitude: 55.7532 / 55°45'11"N
Longitude: -3.9117 / 3°54'41"W
OS Eastings: 280117
OS Northings: 652745
OS Grid: NS801527
Mapcode National: GBR 113X.YH
Mapcode Global: WH4QY.WNHD
Entry Name: Overtown, Main Street, Overtown Parish Church (Church of Scotland)
Listing Date: 30 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395401
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47984
Building Class: Cultural
County: North Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Wishaw
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Later 19th century. Plain gothic church, rectangular-plan, gabled. 3-stage, square-plan belltower with spire to S corner. Squared and snecked, tooled yellow sandstone. Pointed arch openings, stopped hoodmould to principal openings.
SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: nave gable end; large 3-light plate traceried window to centre. Tower to left: shouldered timber door to centre with relieving pointed arch; small lancet to 2nd stage; string course dividing 2nd and 3rd stage; louvered 2-light plate traceried opening to each face of 3rd stage; eaves course; slate spire with weathervane at apex.
NW (REAR) ELEVATION: stepped 3-light window to centre. Ground obscured by abutting modern extension.
NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: 5-bay, obscured by abutting modern church hall.
SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: 5-bay, advanced aisle abutting nave, swept roof; regularly fenestrated with tripartite windows with stone mullions; except tower to outer right bay, blind tall lancet at ground.
Diamond leaded glass. Grey slates, lead flashings. Cast-iron rainwater goods. Coped, kneelered skews. Coped stack to rear gable.
INTERIOR: not seen 2000.
Ecclesiastical building in use as such
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