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1996 Great Western Road, Knightswood Cross, Knightswood Road, St Margaret's Church (Church of Scotland)

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8953 / 55°53'43"N

Longitude: -4.3417 / 4°20'30"W

OS Eastings: 253664

OS Northings: 669390

OS Grid: NS536693

Mapcode National: GBR 006.YF

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.82RW

Entry Name: 1996 Great Western Road, Knightswood Cross, Knightswood Road, St Margaret's Church (Church of Scotland)

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374151

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32274

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Drumchapel/Anniesland

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

J F Matthew, 1931, added to hall of 1925 (Jeffrey
Waddell). Round-arched with Gothic detailing; nave
tower, tanseptal side chapels. Snecked rubble,
buttressed.
TALL SADDLE-BACK E TOWER (liturgical W) with gabletted
crow-stepped gables and apex pediments. Entrance with
shaped lintel to S face. Narrow loophole windows to
E, tall continuous, round-arched architraved panel
over louvred for bellcote at upper part.
ELEVATION TO S: 4 regular simple round-arched narrow
windows flanked by short parapet sections with 2 and
3-light windows, oval window lighting chancel.
ELEVATION TO W: (liturgical E) narrow window, oculus in
gable.
Simply-detailed attached halls to W, L-plan.
ELEVATION TO N: semi-engaged turret with pepper-pot roof
to E; 3 transeptal chapels.
INTERIOR: rock-faced, snecked rubble. N arcade
elliptically arched with W gallery with carved timber
front. Timber chancel fittings, furniture, pulpit and
lectern. Marble font. 3-light stained glass chancel
window, S and E (W) wall by Alexander Russell (Dundee).

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Influenced by

Matthew's partner Sir R Lorimer.

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