Basic Site Details

Name: Our Lady of Good Aid RC Church
Town, district or village: Motherwell
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Motherwell RC CathedralYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cathedral  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Coursington RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41900  Original building constructed
Item 2 of 49 December 1900 Opened 
Item 3 of 41948  Renovation and reordering as Cathedral
Item 4 of 41971 Alteration/conversion 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 11Peter Paul PuginArchitectA1900 Built original church
Item 2 of 11Pugin & PuginArchitectural practiceA1900 Built original church
Item 3 of 11Sebastian Pugin PowellArchitectA1900 Built original church
Item 4 of 11Gillespie Kidd & CoiaArchitectural practiceB1948 Renovation and reordering as Cathedral
Item 5 of 11Jack Antonio CoiaArchitectB1948 Renovation and reordering as Cathedral
Item 6 of 11Albert Edward Thurman MatthewsArchitectA1971 Alterations
Item 7 of 11Albert HeasmanArchitectA1971 Alterations?
Item 8 of 11Brian Geoffrey Falk A1971 Alterations
Item 9 of 11Charles Tocher DonaldsonArchitectA1971 Alterations?
Item 10 of 11Covell Matthews & Partners A1971 Alterations?
Item 11 of 11Ralph George Covington CovellArchitectural practiceA1971 Alterations?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Anson, Peter1965Fashions in church furnishings2ndLondonp275
Item 2 of 5Glasgow and Lanarkshire Illustrated    p82
Item 3 of 5RIBA1972RIBA Directory 1972   
Item 4 of 5Rogerson, R W K C1986Jack Coia: his life and work Glasgow: privately published 
Item 5 of 5Stamp, Gavin and Taylor, Joe1994Executed buildings by Gillespie Kidd & Coia (list compiled from surviving office records) MacJournal One 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48301 
Item 2 of 2North Lanarkshire County Archive, CumbernauldMotherwell Dean of Guild Records Plans