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Ashgill, Rorison Memorial Church (CoS). Alan Matthew (2012).

Biggar, Biggar Kirk (CoS). A difficult church to photograph well. Two additional views - 1, 2. Closed when I visited, this link has interior views. NT 040 379. Link1. Link2. The nearby Moat Park Heritage Centre is the former Moat Park Church (1865). Its various denominations can be followed on old maps, and Janet Gimber advises that these include UP Church (1897, presumably United Presbyterian), UF Church (1910, United Free), the unhelpful "Church" (1940), and Gillespie Moat Park Church (CoS) in 1975. NT 039 378. Link. The former Gillespie Church, now the Gillespie Centre. It closed before 1977 (see link). Old maps show the following - South UP Church (1858), Ch. (1897), UF Ch. (1910), Ch. (1940), and in 1975 as Ch. Hall. This is presumably the Church Hall for Moat Park Church. Circa NT 041 377. All Steve Bulman (2013).

Chapelton, the Parish Church (CoS). Link. The former Chapelton Evangelical Church, now a private residence. Both Adam Schofield (2014).

Dalserf, Dalserf Parish Church (CoS) on Kirk Road. Another view. Both Adam Schofield (2014). Link.
Douglas, St. Bride. The clock is reputedly a gift from Mary, Queen of Scots; the tower dates from 1618. A newer St. Bride (1781-2) stands a short distance away - details here. NS 836 310. Both Howard Richter (2014). Link1. Link2 (with lots of photos). Link3. Grade A listed.

Glassford, Church of Scotland (1820). NS 725 470. Link. Grade B listed. The ruins of the Old Parish Church. Another view. NS 732 470. Grade B listed. All Adam Schofield (2014).

Leadhills, Lowther Parish Church (CoS). NS 88532 14755. A possible former Church. The sign says "Ebenezer Hall". NS 88537 14846. Both
Steve Bulman (2019).

New Lanark, the former chapel, now in use as the village hall. Another view. Circa NS 880 426. Both Steve Bulman (2013).

Quarter, Parish Church (CoS, 1884) on Limekilnburn Road. Adam Schofield (2014). Grade B listed.

Rutherglen, the Old Parish Church, which was consecrated in 1902, was the fourth to be built on the site. NS 612 617. Hugh Millar. The church website also has images of the second and third churches.









26 May 2019

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