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Latitude: 55.8543 / 55°51'15"N
Longitude: -4.2373 / 4°14'14"W
OS Eastings: 260049
OS Northings: 664609
OS Grid: NS600646
Mapcode National: GBR 0QP.44
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.W3FV
Entry Name: 217 London Road 18, 20 Stevenson Street, St Alphonsus Rc Church and Presbytery
Listing Date: 16 March 1993
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377915
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33852
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Calton
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
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.
Ecclesiastical building in use as such.
Also date 1846 on church, (?) a reference to an earlier building.
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