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2 Water Row, Govan Cross, New Govan Church of Scotland, Former St Mary's Church.

A Category B Listed Building in Govan, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.863 / 55°51'46"N

Longitude: -4.3106 / 4°18'38"W

OS Eastings: 255492

OS Northings: 665724

OS Grid: NS554657

Mapcode National: GBR 07L.81

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.RWJR

Entry Name: 2 Water Row, Govan Cross, New Govan Church of Scotland, Former St Mary's Church.

Listing Date: 15 May 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376979

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33358

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Govan

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Robert Baldie, 1873. Gothic 3-gable facade, snecked
rubble. Wide central gable contains 3 pointed arched
doorways with chevron panelled doors, geometrical tracery
in tympana. 3 geometrical traceried 2-light windows
above, with simple stained glass, vesica and cross finial.
2 angle buttresses with pinnacles. Smaller flanking
gables, each with 2 lancets and a quatrefoil. Celtic cross
finial to S gable, missing from N gable. Angle buttresses
with smaller pinnacles. Slate roof and small
square-section louvred bell tower with steep pyramidal
roof and iron finial.
Side elevations rubble with 5 tall geometric traceried
windows, simple stained glass and oculus. Rubble rear
contains small rose window.
Interior: horseshoe gallery on bell-capital cast-iron
columns. Ceiling at rear of gallery carried by 4 stiff
leafed-capital iron columns. Prominent organ behind
wooden pulpit. Flat ceiling divided into panels by timber
beams springing from corbels with dogtooth moulding.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Contains the

congregations of and some plaques and windows from St.

Columba's, Fairfield, St. Kiarans/Dean Park, and Trinity,

Summerton Road Churches. Formerly listed as 2, 4 Greenwell Street. Greenwell Street has been removed in its entirety.

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