Basic Site Details

Name: Livingstone Memorial Church
Town, district or village: Blantyre
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Blantyre
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Information from F Worsdall - original source of date information not traced (likely to be Dean of Guild drawings now lost).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Livingstone Memorial United Free Church Name in 1900
Item 2 of 2Livingstone Memorial United Presbyterian Church Original name

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 2Church hallYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Livingstone Memorial Church, Glasgow RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318801882Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31894 Build/constructionChurch Hall added by Hugh Riddell of Blantyre
Item 3 of 31960(?)1980(?)Build/constructionLate C20 extension to church hall at rear


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 3John McKissackArchitectA18801882 
Item 2 of 3McKissack & RowanArchitectural practiceA18801882Built for United Presbyterian congregation
Item 3 of 3William Gardner RowanArchitectA18801882 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob, Gifford, John & Walker, Frank Arneil2016The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp.136; image 37
Item 2 of 2Hugh, Rev Thomas1927History of Livingstone Memorial Church Blantyre   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register6589 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Gardner Rowan: F v19 p104 no1404 (microfilm reel 12)