Basic Site Details

Name: Smyllum Orphanage Chapel
Town, district or village: Lanark
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: A new Roman Catholic chapel is about to be commenced at the Smyllum Orphanage, Lanark. The cost will be about 2,000. The designs have been prepared by Messrs. Pugin and Pugin, of Westminster. [Building News 11 November 1881 p 643]

For the erection of a new chapel - accepted tenders. Excavator, mason, and bricklayer: E McMorian, Carstairs Junction; carpenter, joiner, and ironmonger, J Baxter, Glasgow; slater and plasterer, T Glaister, Lanark; plumber, painter, and glazier, Proctor and Son, Biggar. Total 2,005 14 6
Quantities by R O Harris, Queen Victoria Street London
[Building News 4 November 1881 p614]

The Glasgow Diocese Finance Board minute book of 1904 includes unspecified works by Peter Paul Pugin. at Smyllum Orphanage

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11881 Tenders submitted 


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 2Peter Paul PuginArchitect 18811883 
Item 2 of 2Pugin & PuginArchitectural practice 18811883 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Smyllum Orphanage 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News4 November 1881  p 614 - tenders
Item 2 of 2Building News11 November 1881  p643

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings RegisterHB37192 
Item 2 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmoreID 200313