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149-153 (Odd Nos) Albert Drive, St Alberts' Roman Catholic Church and Hall

A Category B Listed Building in Pollokshields, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8416 / 55°50'29"N

Longitude: -4.2712 / 4°16'16"W

OS Eastings: 257880

OS Northings: 663268

OS Grid: NS578632

Mapcode National: GBR 0HT.8P

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.CFBL

Entry Name: 149-153 (Odd Nos) Albert Drive, St Alberts' Roman Catholic Church and Hall

Listing Date: 22 February 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376991

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33367

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Pollokshields

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

John B Wilson, 1886-7. Free Italian Renaissance; at
corner with Glenapp Street. Yellow ashlar. 140"
campanile, angle buttresses, tall, paired round-arched
openings in open belfry stage; octagon above with
pilastered angles, facetted dome. Full-height canted
elevation to Albert Street with columned and pedimented
doorpieces in outer faces; above, angles articulated
with elaborate Corinthian columns framing bipartites
with deeply recessed round-arched heads containing
sculptured panels over the main entablature; parapet,
decorative ventilator set on roof. 3-bay side elevation
with tripartites to gallery level.
INTERIOR: coved ceiling to narthex and mosaic floor.
Body of church with panelled gallery very deep section
opposite the altar set into canted projection.
Decorative tie beams. Modern fittings.

Statement of Interest

Builder P Shannon; Tile work T Main. Originally

Stockwell Free Church

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