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This building is in the Glasgow Council and the Glasgow Burgh. It is a category A building and was listed on 15/12/1970.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NS 5786 6243.


William Leiper 1875-8, soaring stone spire completed 1883.

Originally Camphill United Presbyterian church; built on

corner site, and added to N of 1873 hall whose architect

is not known. Normandy gothic, with good sculptured detail

executed mostly by MacCulloch and Co of London. Snecked

ashlar, polished dressings, slate roofs.

Tower at corner, buttressed massive lower stages, tall

off-set and open belfry stage, octagonal stone spire;

main gabled front to Balvicar Drive with buttresses,

recessed door in gabled porch with nook-shafts, pair tall

traceried windows over and winged figure (by Mossman) all

set in big shallow arch; plainer doorway either side, that

to right in tower, twin-gabled shallow wide transept to

Balvicar Street. Galleried interior, stone columns with

decorative capitals; extensive original stencilling scheme

by Leiper survives on roof but walls now whitewashed; also

a 3-light leaded window.

INTERIOR: high timber-vaulted roof with stencilled

decoration surviving intact; pointed aisle arcades, stone

columns with foliated capitals; pulpit also big and

decorative, with canopy, organ set on gallery.

HALL: Gable to Balvicar Drive, S flank to Queen`s Park.



Gomme and Walker, pp 173f, 325, fig 154

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