Basic Site Details

Name: Dalziel Parish Church
Town, district or village: Motherwell
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: DALZIEL - The new parish-church at Dalziel, N B, was opened on Sunday. Accommodation is provided for upwards of 900 sitters, about 500 of whom will be on the area floor, besides session-house, vestry, retiring-room, etc. The style adopted is the Later Gothic, in which Scotch Baronial features have been freely introduced by the architect, Mr. David Thomson. Glasgow. The total cost of the structure is estimated at 5,000. [Building News 13 November 1874 page 592]

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218721874Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21896 AdditionAdditions and halls


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 4David ThomsonArchitectA1872  
Item 2 of 4Colin MenziesArchitectB1896 Additions and halls
Item 3 of 4David ThomsonArchitectB1896 Additions and halls
Item 4 of 4Thomson & MenziesArchitectural practiceB1896 Additions and halls


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1873   645
Item 2 of 2Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1900   504

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News13 November 1874  p592 - opening

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48311 
Item 2 of 5National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Heritors Records HR/591
Item 3 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) Thomson's job lists and Thomson & Menzies job list (for Thomson and Thomson & Menzies work)
Item 4 of 5North Lanarkshire County Archive, CumbernauldMotherwell Dean of Guild Records  
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Thomson: F v5 p99 (microfiche 91/E4)