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St Alphonsus' Roman Catholic Church, 217 London Road, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Calton, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8541 / 55°51'14"N

Longitude: -4.2376 / 4°14'15"W

OS Eastings: 260028

OS Northings: 664587

OS Grid: NS600645

Mapcode National: GBR 0QP.26

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.W480

Plus Code: 9C7QVQ36+JX

Entry Name: St Alphonsus' Roman Catholic Church, 217 London Road, Glasgow

Listing Name: 217 London Road 18, 20 Stevenson Street, St Alphonsus Rc Church and Presbytery

Listing Date: 16 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377914

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33852

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Calton

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Peter Paul Pugin (of Pugin and Pugin), 1905 (dated).

Large gothic church in rock-faced red ashlar, variant of a standard pattern used elsewhere in West-Central Scotland; gable to street with low porch, 3 tall traceried windows above and circular gable window; parapetted asymmetrical 2-storey flanking transepts front the side aisles and also have gothic detailing. Steep-pitched slated main roof with red ridging tiles. Interior has plain open timber roof, aisle arcades with granite piers; pinnacled reredos.

PRESBYTERY: to rear and fronting Stevenson Street (ie set back-to-back with church) has 1902 datestone, 3-storey front, and is also built to design by Pugin; also in rock-faced red ashlar but given simplified gothic detailing; asymmetrical, regular bays, oriel to right and wall-head gable.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

Also date 1846 on church, (?) a reference to an earlier building.

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