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St Anthony's R.C. Church, 831 Govan Road, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Govan, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8634 / 55°51'48"N

Longitude: -4.3145 / 4°18'52"W

OS Eastings: 255250

OS Northings: 665783

OS Grid: NS552657

Mapcode National: GBR 06K.HV

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.PWPD

Plus Code: 9C7QVM7P+96

Entry Name: St Anthony's R.C. Church, 831 Govan Road, Glasgow

Listing Name: 831 Govan Road, St Anthony's RC Church

Listing Date: 15 May 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376964

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33345

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Govan

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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John Honeyman, 1877-8, opened 1879. Byzantine style
church, coursed rubble with red ashlar polychrome
Gabled N elevation: round-headed doorway with dogtooth
moulding, 2 small side window with hood-mould linked to
string course.
Romanesque arcade to gallery, columns with cushion
capitals. Cusped rose window flanked by blind arches
and 2 quatrefoils in gable end. Cross finial.
Re-entrant angle: low porch with round-headed window
and door linked by string course; low roof, shouldered
arched window above. Square tower in angle, with 2
narrow windows. Intersecting Romanesque blind arcade
under open arched belfry. Corbel table, steep copper
pyramid roof; finial. Low extension with paired
Romanesque window by tower.
E elevation: 4 tall round-headed windows under
Romanesque paired windows; corbel table, slate roof, low
section at rear.
Interior: wide nave with wooden roof on corbels.
Chancel has semi-circular domed apse, lined with coloured
marble panels to dado, stencil decoration above. Round
headed lancets with good stained glass. Simpler stained
glass side windows. 3 stout stiff-leafed capital columns
carry galleries at N and E with small altar. Low arcade
at W aisle.

Statement of Interest

List excludes school.

Ecclesiastical Building in use as such.

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