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753 and 755 Westerhouse Road, St Benedict's Roman Catholic Church and Presbytery

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8696 / 55°52'10"N

Longitude: -4.1189 / 4°7'8"W

OS Eastings: 267509

OS Northings: 666075

OS Grid: NS675660

Mapcode National: GBR 3Y.36S9

Mapcode Global: WH4Q8.PQTP

Entry Name: 753 and 755 Westerhouse Road, St Benedict's Roman Catholic Church and Presbytery

Listing Date: 23 September 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373616

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32159

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: North East

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

St Benedict's, Easterhouse, 1965, Gillespie, Kidd and Coia.

Church (No 753): Rectangular, dark grey rendering on brick (originally lighter). Copper monopitch roofs linked by glazing strips. Wallheads rise above roof.

Front Elevation: Flush porch towards L with strip glazing above and cross offset to R, under catslide from lower pitch of main roof; clasped on L by baptistry with raised monopitch roof, small angle pane window at top L; on R by Lady Chapel with raised monopitch roof higher at R. Narrow strip glazing at ground on R with single-pane window towards R at first. Glazing strip between main roof pitches notably irregular.

Side Walls: In outline reflect roof pitches. Closely spaced slender buttress strips.

Interior: not seen 1991.

Presbytery (No 755): To south east of church, in similar style but with lower and narrower roof.

Front elevation: Timber framed strip glazing between roof pitches and below eaves, some panes in strip above lower windows (1 + 2 + 2 from L). Small single-pane windows in side elevations. Rear elevation not seen.

Statement of Interest

Similar in layout to St Joseph's, Faifley Road, Clydebank.

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