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St Columba's Gaelic Parish Church, 300 St Vincent Street, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.863 / 55°51'46"N

Longitude: -4.2668 / 4°16'0"W

OS Eastings: 258233

OS Northings: 665638

OS Grid: NS582656

Mapcode National: GBR 0JL.40

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.FWFQ

Plus Code: 9C7QVP7M+67

Entry Name: St Columba's Gaelic Parish Church, 300 St Vincent Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 300 St Vincent Street, St Columba's (Gaelic) Parish Church, Church of Scotland

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376683

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33168

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Church building

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W Tennant and Frederick V Burke, 1901-4. Decorated Gothic church and halls. Coursed, rock-faced masonry. Buttressed 3-stage tower at E, facetted spire, elongated lucarnes with louvres and clasping pinnacles, gabled entrance to base with 2 recessed doorways under cusped heads, trumeau and carved tympanum, nook shafts and moulded reveals; statue of St Columba in niche at 2nd stage. 6-light geometric traceried window over 3 small windows to S buttressed and pinnacled gable. Gabled facade to halls with window details as in body of church. Long E elevation, simplified detail with paired transepts. Church halls to W, linked to church by canted stair projection with steeply pitched roof. Latter with hall entrance at base comprised of 3 doorway triple entrance with

hoodmoulds and carved tympana; panels above; Gothic boundary walls with piers and railings.

INTERIOR: tall arcades with clerestory. Windows with 2-3-2 lights in tall apse, organ at either side. Galleries in transepts and at S with carved parapets.

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