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16-22 (Even Nos) Beaconsfield Road, St John's Renfield Church, Church of Scotland, Halls and Church Officer's House

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8861 / 55°53'9"N

Longitude: -4.3062 / 4°18'22"W

OS Eastings: 255853

OS Northings: 668283

OS Grid: NS558682

Mapcode National: GBR 089.5R

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.TBM0

Entry Name: 16-22 (Even Nos) Beaconsfield Road, St John's Renfield Church, Church of Scotland, Halls and Church Officer's House

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374219

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32301

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James Taylor Thomson, 1929-31. Modern Gothic symmetrical
cruciform church; snecked rubble with polished margins.
5-bay aisles with single storey entrance porches to N
and S with steps to simple pointed arch moulded doorways,
double-leaf oak doors. 5 tall paired traceried clerestory
windows with opaque leaded panes. Buttresses between
windows. Transept windows cusp traceried with hood mould
and square label stop.
3-light traceried W and E windows with flanking buttresses.
Chancel with deep parapet and modernist detail at angles,
blank niche to S wall.
Tall central fleche, plain parapet, slate roof.
INTERIOR: polished sandstone with roll-moulded vestibule
door giving access to nave, separated from narrow aisles
by depressed arch arcade, single leaded lights by Gordon
Webster, 1967-70. 3-light E window by Douglas Strachan.
Ribbed ceiling with groined crossing. Organ loft in S
transept. Good hanging brass lamps and fixed wall-light
fittings. Carved oak communion table, reredos and choir
stalls. Extensive halls to NE and church officer's cottage
to N roughcast exterior.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such, formerly UP church.

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