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Latitude: 55.839 / 55°50'20"N
Longitude: -4.2393 / 4°14'21"W
OS Eastings: 259866
OS Northings: 662910
OS Grid: NS598629
Mapcode National: GBR 0PV.QM
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.VHGL
Plus Code: 9C7QRQQ6+J7
Entry Name: Manse, St Margaret's Polmadie Church, 110A Polmadie Road, Glasgow
Listing Name: 110 Polmadie Road, St Margaret's Polmadie Church, Halls and Manse
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377578
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33698
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Southside Central
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Adjoining manse to S has 2-storey, 2-bay street elevation with corbelled oriel window to 1st floor right. Mullioned windows elsewhere. Gabled attic dormers set behind parapet; crowstepped gable to N elevation. Tall central stack with grouped flues. Further single-storey hall to rear. Also contains former church officers' flat.
Grey slate roofs. Central stack to manse with clay cans. Cast iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: Timber hammerbeam roof with arched braces and wrought iron tie-rods. Largely denuded of fixtures and fittings (2010). Side aisle formerly galleried.
Place of worship no longer in use as such (congregation dissolved 1984). The former St Margaret's Polmadie Church is a distinctive transitional church and manse notable for its unusual plan arrangement of linked halls to rear. The manse is distinguished by its oriel window, tall central stack and crowstepped gables. Erected under Govan Parish Church Extension Scheme, the foundation stone was laid 2nd October 1897 and the building dedicated on 17 May 1902.
Peter MacGregor Chalmers was a renowned architect whose "practice was almost exclusively church work, his only significant secular commission being Neptune Buildings, a design of great originality with Romanesque-inspired detail" (Dictionary of Scottish Architects). Chalmers was born in Glasgow and commenced practice in the city in 1887.
Currently unoccupied (2010). List description revised as part of the Glasgow East End listing review, 2010.
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