Basic Site Details

Name: Biggar United Presbyterian Church
Town, district or village: Biggar
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Biggar
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 1400

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Moat Park Church  
Item 2 of 3Moat Park Heritage Centre  
Item 3 of 3North United Presbyterian Church  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Biggar United Presbyterian Church, KirkstyleYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51864 ProposedOriginal scheme
Item 2 of 518651866Build/construction 
Item 3 of 5February 1865 Build/constructionExecuted scheme
Item 4 of 527 June 1866 Opened 
Item 5 of 51896 AdditionChurch Hall added by John L Murray


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 3Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA18651866 
Item 2 of 3John Dick PeddieArchitectA18651866 
Item 3 of 3Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA18651866 


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.131
Item 2 of 2Small, Robert1904History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church from 1733 to 1900 Edinburgh: Riverside PressVolume 1, p408

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register22259Moat Park Church Kirkstyle
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1860/124/1