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Ruchill Parish Church, 15 Shakespeare Street, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Maryhill, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8868 / 55°53'12"N

Longitude: -4.2833 / 4°16'59"W

OS Eastings: 257286

OS Northings: 668315

OS Grid: NS572683

Mapcode National: GBR 0D9.SH

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.59LG

Plus Code: 9C7QVPP8+PM

Entry Name: Ruchill Parish Church, 15 Shakespeare Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 15 Shakespeare Street, Ruchill Parish Church, (Church of Scotland)

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374314

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32355

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Maryhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Church building

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Neil C Duff, 1903-5. Tall perpendicular Gothic church with
tower and nave gable to W, shallow N aisle, adjoining
janitor's house and halls (separately listed) to S. Stugged
red ashlar with polished dressings.
3 stage tower at SW with angle buttresses, door in W face.
Twin louvred and cusped belfry openings to each face;
crenellated parapet and panelled angle pedestals. Wide W
gable, buttressed; 3 square-headed cusped bipartites at
ground, large 5-light perpendicular traceried window above;
crocketted angle finials. Plain N elevation with 6 cross
windows at gallery level. 3 gables with triple light windows
to gallery at S; apsed E end. Covered passage links to halls.
INTERIOR: N aisle passage, nave, S and W gallery and apse.
Low shallow arched moulded arcade to N, tall round arched
arcade to S, all on drum columns. Arcaded gallery front.
Chancel arch, organ in apse, panelled pulpit. Delicate
Art Nouveau stained glass.

Statement of Interest

Change of Category: A to B. Was initially listed as Ruchill Street then listed as 15 Shakespeare Street following re-alignment of road. Re-numbered again as 26 Ruchill Street (2005). Now (2009) known again as 15 Shakespeare Street. Halls and Janirtor's House listed seperately.

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