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Strathaven, Church of Scotland

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This site provides historical information about churches, other places of worship and cemeteries. It has no connection with the churches themselves. For current information you will need to contact them directly.

Church of Scotland
Avendale Old Parish Church,
59A Kirk St,
ML10 6LB

Church History

Records show a church in Strathaven in 1288. This church was built in 1772 and the interior renovated 1879. The centre section of the south gallery was reserved for the family and tenants of the Duke of Hamilton and is known as ‘The Duke’s Gallery’. Stained glass window of The Last Supper, Crear McCartney 1996.

Before Avendale was built on its present site in 1772, the people of Strathaven worshipped in St Mary’s Kirk which was situated in the graveyard facing Strathaven Castle.


It is located at NS7010844282 (Lat/Lon 55.674596,-4.067019). You can see this on maps provided by: