Auchengray

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Auchengray
Auchengray church.jpg
Auchengray Church
Auchengray is located in South Lanarkshire
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Auchengray shown within South Lanarkshire
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55°46′13″N 3°36′12″W / 55.7701763°N 3.6032581°W / 55.7701763; -3.6032581Coordinates: 55°46′13″N 3°36′12″W / 55.7701763°N 3.6032581°W / 55.7701763; -3.6032581

Auchengray is a small village in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

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David Souter Robertson Plaque
George Robertson Chaplin Plaque

It has a small church whose architect was Frederick Thomas Pilkington (1832–98), the ground given by George Robertson Chaplin (proprietor) of Colliston House, Arbroath, the uncle of David Souter Robertson of Lawhead House nearby, and Murlingden House. The church has two stained glass rose windows, one of which has a spelling error in "Haleluya," though correctly spelled in the original transliteration of the Hebrew הללויה. White marble memorial stones to GRC and DSR, erected by their tenants, are on the back wall.

There was formerly an Auchengray railway station. Next to the former station to the north west there is an abandoned brickworks that produced bricks impressed with the name Auchengray.

Nearby are the villages of Tarbrax and Woolfords.

Auchengray is also the location of Auchengray Primary school which is used by the surrounding villages and farms. The school has regular use of the church which is about twenty metres away and is used for lunch and physical education.

Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland [1]

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  1. ^ http://www.glasgownecropolis.org/profiles/duncan-macfarlan/