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603, 605 Pollokshaws Road, Strathbungo Parish Church

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8376 / 55°50'15"N

Longitude: -4.2683 / 4°16'5"W

OS Eastings: 258047

OS Northings: 662818

OS Grid: NS580628

Mapcode National: GBR 0HW.V3

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.DJQN

Entry Name: 603, 605 Pollokshaws Road, Strathbungo Parish Church

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374436

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32397

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Southside Central

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Church with tower built 1886 by J MacKissack (of MacKissack and Rowan) who was a member of the congregation; on site of and retaining part of Charles Wilson's church of 1839. Combines Romanesque and Scots Gothic elements. Snecked and stugged ashlar, polished dressings, slate roofs. Lofty gabled front to street with massive stepped buttresses, sculptured doorway, square tower to left also with stepped buttresses, walls almost blank to belfry stage, open crown spire springing from domed finials and surmounted by little lantern. Church HALL to rear (E) incorporates work by Wilson.

Statement of Interest

Neglected, and no longer in Ecclesiastical use. Competition actually won by J Ritchie, but MacKissack secured the commission.

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