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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
Plus Code: 9C7QVV9J+RC
Entry Name: St Benedict's R.C. Church And Presbytery, 755 Westerhouse Road, Glasgow
Listing Name: 753 and 755 Westerhouse Road, St Benedict's Roman Catholic Church and Presbytery
Listing Date: 23 September 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 373616
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32159
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: North East
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Architectural structure
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.
Similar in layout to St Joseph's, Faifley Road, Clydebank.
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