Hamilton Old Parish Church

Hamilton Old Parish Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Strathmore Road , Hamilton , ML3 6AQ
Local Authority: South Lanarkshire
Listing: A

Church Overview

A Georgian gem. The only church designed and built by William Adam, 1734. Samples from the roof timbers found to be full of lead shot Adam used wood from an old man-of-war! Chancel furnishings include embroidery by Hannah Frew Paterson. Exceptionally detailed engraved glass windows by Anita Pate depict the history of the church back to the 6th century. Memorial stained glass window of African animals to John Stevenson Hamilton, founder of Kruger National Park. Eleventh-century Netherton Cross and Covenanting memorials in graveyard.


Sunday: 10.45am

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement

Access for partially abled Induction loop for the deaf Disabled WC toilets available

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Hamilton Old Parish Church


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