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Violet House, Cyril Street, Paisley

A Category B Listed Building in Paisley, Renfrewshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8445 / 55°50'40"N

Longitude: -4.4088 / 4°24'31"W

OS Eastings: 249274

OS Northings: 663874

OS Grid: NS492638

Mapcode National: GBR 3L.4SYW

Mapcode Global: WH3P6.7CTD

Plus Code: 9C7QRHVR+QF

Entry Name: Violet House, Cyril Street, Paisley

Listing Name: Cyril Street, Violet Street, Ralston Uf Church

Listing Date: 2 March 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 384711

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB39139

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Paisley

County: Renfrewshire

Town: Paisley

Electoral Ward: Paisley Northeast and Ralston

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Church designed by W D McLennan and built 1899-1904. Art nouveau interpretation of Gothic, but a basic formula modified: elements such as the nave-and-aisles pattern, and a main gabled front with traceried gallery-level window (this fronts Cyril Street), are orthodox West of Scotland features; singular, are the overall artistic treatment, plus features such as (for instance) the porches flanking the gable, which are treated as turrets with enormous steep, slated roofs. Lower Hall block at south end of flank to Violet Street. Red Ashlar; slate roofs with red ridging.

Statement of Interest

No longer in eccleasiastical use (1994).

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