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Latitude: 55.8466 / 55°50'47"N
Longitude: -4.2579 / 4°15'28"W
OS Eastings: 258729
OS Northings: 663789
OS Grid: NS587637
Mapcode National: GBR 0KR.YX
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.K9NS
Plus Code: 9C7QRPWR+JR
Entry Name: Chalmer's Free Church, 98-100 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow
Listing Name: 98-100 (Even Nos) Pollokshaws Road and 3 Cavendish Street, Former Chalmer's Free Church
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377276
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33530
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Southside Central
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Church building
H and D Barclay, 1897. Baroque aisled and galleried church, with hall. Red ashlar and squared rubble. Semi-circular portico with 2 Ionic columns and 2 Doric pilasters. Central arched door and 2 flanking doors under arches with carved tympana. String course at gallery level.
1st floor 2 mullioned windows in architraves. Large keystoned arch spans portico enclosing rubble access pierced with rose window. Steep gable end, obelisk finials and small domed cupola bellcote. Slate roof.
Side elevation plain rubble with clerestory.
Interior arcaded gallery, cast-iron columns with ornate capitals. Level ceiling divided into panels. Stencil decoration survives.
2-storey rubble hall with ashlar dressings and 1st floor cill course. 4-bay elevation to Cavendish Street has pedimented door and 1st floor Diocletian window. Gable end to street, cornice and stack.
Congregaton moved here from Govan Street, demolished for GSWR. H and D Barclay were architects for every building in the block. No longer in ecclesiastical use.
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