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485 St George's Road, Former St George in the Fields

A Category A Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8741 / 55°52'26"N

Longitude: -4.2638 / 4°15'49"W

OS Eastings: 258458

OS Northings: 666866

OS Grid: NS584668

Mapcode National: GBR 0JG.R1

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.GMT6

Entry Name: 485 St George's Road, Former St George in the Fields

Listing Date: 6 July 1966

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377755

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33782

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

1885-6. H and D Barclay. Greek temple-fronted church, converted 1988-89 to housing. Ashlar. Bold Ionic hexastyle frontispiece raised on podium fronts wide gable end; pediment sculpture by William Birnie Rhind. Steps rise either at side or by wide main flight to podium; portico with inner pilasters and atached columns flank doors, central 1 tall and corniced. Thomsonesque detail to main gable head.

S ELEVATION: wide end bays with small windows flat headed windows and modern sympathetic glazing, Greek key decoration between floors. Main cornice and low parapet. Roof lights in slate roof.

No original interior remains.

Statement of Interest

Sculpture; Christ distributing the loaves and fishes. Listed at A despite interior alterations on account of portico and pediment sculpture.

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