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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 06/07/1966.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NS 5711 6606.


James Sellars (Campbell Douglas and Sellars), 1879-80.

Greek Revival church. Rectangular plan on corner site

with temple-front to Derby Street. 6 x 9 bays. Polished

ashlar, banded at ground floor; squared rubble rear and

side elevation. Ground floor cornice. Eaves frieze,

cornice and parapet raised at angles. Slate roof. All

windows casement in architraves with glazing bars.

ELEVATION TO DERBY STREET: full-height tetrastyle Greek

Ionic, portico at head of stone steps with responds;

plain entablature with pediment and acroterion. Single

doorway on back wall with carved frieze and cornice;

frieze above doorway. Attenuated octagonal roof lantern

with semi-engaged Corinthian columns and entablature

supported on square plinth with angle crowning dome.

ELEVATION TO BENTINCK STREET: 2 storeys, 8 full bays and

2 further bays of a low office wing continuing ground

floor window pattern with 3-light Doric pilaster mullioned

window to left of entrance at No 30. 8 bays arranged

1-5-1; ground floor 2 architraved, recessed doorways with

fanlights at No 30 and No 22. 6 small windows with fluted

Doric pilaster mullions in outer bays. 1st floor

pilastrade of 5 bays with tripartite mullioned and single-

transomed windows; painted glass in lower panels; moulded

cills; architraves dropped to ground floor cornice;

paterae frieze in aprons. Aediculed outer bays with

sculpted apron frieze.

Rear elevation: elliptically curved with 5 mullioned and

transomed casement windows lighting gallery.


Bentinck Street window arrangement.

Interior: Vestibule corniced piers; flat coffered ceiling

with frieze; left and right stone staircase with cast-

iron balusters and carved timber newel posts. Carved

memorials facing main entry.

Elliptical Ionic screen in gallery. Carved gallery front

with frieze.

Carved semi-circular pulpit with aedicule behind.

Tetrastyle elliptical column screen in basement hall.

Basement lit by cast-iron grilles in floor of main church.


Roof lantern free interpretation of Choragic Monument of Lysicrates. Built as Finnieston Church, now 'CA VA' recording studios formerly Kelvingrove Parish Church (C of S). Information from Glasgow City Council (2009) notes that this building has been converted to 18 flats.


A Nov 20, 1880. Gomme and Walker, 1968 pp 155, 147, 288. Doak (ed) 1977 No 91.

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