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23, 25 ROSE STREET, ST ALOYSIUS' CHURCH (ROMAN CATHOLIC) (Ref:33115)

This building is in the Glasgow, City Of 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 5857 6601.

Description

C J Menart, 1908-10. Neo-Baroque Jesuit church with tall

campanile at NE corner. Nave, transept, side aisles.

Polished ashlar, rusticated base, plinth advancing to

podia. Giant order of tetrastyle fluted Corinthian

pilasters to entrances at Rose Street and Hill Street

with central corbelled elliptically-headed, keyblocked

light; narrow, round-headed aisle-lights to return

elevations; ground floor cornice; continuous die parapet

with balustrades; architraved, console keyblocked,

elliptically-headed clerestory windows set in linking

graduated string course; mutule cornice.

ELEVATION TO ROSE STREET: plain boundary wall at head of

double, return staircase 3 entrances with pilasters or

semi-engaged columns supporting lintels; panels above

with egg and dart surrounds, gold lettering DIVO ALOYSIO

SACRUM; sculpted panels at capital height; central

sculpture above window; outer bays small, plain aedicule

lights. Plain domestic block with linking string courses

to SW return. Rusticated wall with outer, corniced piers,

die parapet with balustrades.

ELEVATION TO HILL STREET: projecting transept/entrance

bays to W with central segmentally pedimented, pilastered

doorpiece.

CAMPANILE: plain with recesses panelling to 2nd stage;

segmentally pedimented, keyblocked, louvred bellcote;

open aediculed final stage; gold ball and cross finial.

Concrete roofs and cuploas. Wrought-iron railings and

gates.

INTERIOR: nave arcade. Richly decorated side chapels.

Notes

Notable for its use of concrete roofs. Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Upraded B to A 21.7.88

References

S.R. Archives, D of G 2/2287 3 Sept 1908.

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