Basic Site Details

Name: High UP Church
Town, district or village: Airdrie
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 'Said to have been designed by its first minister, the Rev Thomas Burns (who had trained as a joiner), and 'Erected by the Friends of the Church of Scotland 1838'.' (from Close, Gifford & Walker, 'Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire', 2016, p.100).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1High Parish ChurchYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1High UP Church, North Bridge Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21838 Build/constructionDatestone 'Erected by the Friends of the Church of Scotland 1838'
Item 2 of 2After 1887Before 1911Alterations and additionsEarly C20 by John Scotland


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 1John ScotlandArchitect After 1887Before 1911Alterations and extension early C20


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Close, Rob, Gifford, John & Walker, Frank Arneil2016The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp.100

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Scotland: L v20 no1573