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Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.


Status: Designated


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  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 15/12/1970


  • Local Authority: Glasgow
  • Planning Authority: Glasgow
  • Burgh: Glasgow

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNS 56028 67772
  • Coordinates256028, 667772


John Honeyman, architect; 1881. Classical Renaissance church

with superimposed pedimented portico frontage. Polished

ashlar, banded masonry, stonecleaned.

E elevation; at ground, Ionic pilasters support dentil

pediment which is broken by 2-storey advanced pedimented

portico with 4-pairs of superimposed columns. Corinthian over

Ionic. At ground, smooth recessed round-arched panels with

bold keystones and rusticated margins contain square-headed

corniced windows, at centre double-leaf panelled doors. At

1st arched stained glass windows with pilastered reveals. Set

back and flanking main pediment are 2 small square open

arched bell-cotes with ogival lead roofs and iron finials.

To SE, single storey wing containing halls etc; detailed as

ground margins of main facade. Continuous dentil cornice with die-balustrade 5-bay flanks with round-arched windows to

upper level. Polished ashlar N flank with architraved,

consoled and pedimented door; cill strings. Droved ashlar S

flank with round arched gallery windows. Interior: aisleless

5-bay nave. Panel fronted gallery to 3 sides supported on

elaborately carved consoles and reached by stairs in towers.

Windows flanked by pilasters supporting deep coving; coffered

ceiling with iron beams painted and decorated with

plasterwork. Shallow organ recess flanked by Corinthian

columns and pilasters, organ 1913, with screen by Keppie.

Elaborately carved timber communion table, chairs and pulpit;

latter with walnut inlay. Stained glass by Douglas Strachan

circa 1920 and Margaret Chilton circa 1951. Flanking organ,

war memorial tablets.

To N and S stairs, memorial tablets to Dr R Drummond and Rev

W R Thomson.

Church halls to SE with timber ceiling and roof-lights.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Formerly UP church.

Part of Westbourne Gardens A group.



Gomme and Walker 1968; pp 156, 159.

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Listed Buildings

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest and these are selected according to criteria published in the, Annex 2, pp74-76.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Enquiries relating to works to listed buildings should be made to the local authority in the first instance. Listed building consent is required for works which a local authority considers will affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest and local authorities also decide if listed building consent is required.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The local authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see

Legislation introduced on 1 October 2015 allows us to state that: an object or structure fixed to the listed building; any object or structure within the curtilage of the listed building; and, any part or feature of the listed building that is not of architectural or historic interest may be excluded from a listing. If part of your building is not listed under the new legislation, the part will be excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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