Basic Site Details

Name: Biggar Kirk
Town, district or village: Biggar
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Biggar
Status: A listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Mary's Church  

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 2Biggar Kirk, KirkstyleYes 
Item 2 of 2Biggar Kirk, North Back Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41545 Foundation stoneFounded by Malcolm, 3rd Lord Fleming.
Item 2 of 41790 Alterations and additionsMedieval sacristy on North side and other areas removed.
Item 3 of 418691871Alterations and additionsAlterations
Item 4 of 419341935Restoration 


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 5Scott Morton & Co (later Scott Morton & Tynecastle Co Ltd; finally Scott Morton Ltd) C  Interior work, instructed by James Inch Morrison - date unknown
Item 2 of 5James Inch Morrison C?  Instructed Scott Morton & Co on interior work - date unknown
Item 3 of 5David Bryce A18691871Alterations and restoration
Item 4 of 5Alexander Lorne Campbell  19341935Consultant architect with Latto Alexander Morrison
Item 5 of 5Latto Alexander Morrison B19341935Restoration


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Close, Rob, Gifford, John & Walker, Frank Arneil2016The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire New Haven and London: Yale University Presspp.128-131
Item 2 of 3Groome, Francis H Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-85) Edinburgh, London & Glasgow: Thomas C Jack, Grange Publishing Works 
Item 3 of 3Hunter, William1867Biggar and the House of Fleming  p177

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Rob CloseInformation via 'Contact Us' on website Sent 21 October 2010
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register22257 
Item 3 of 3Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information on Scott Morton & Co involvement