485 ST GEORGE'S ROAD, FORMER ST GEORGE IN THE FIELDS (Ref:33782)
This building is in the Glasgow Council and the
It is a category A building and was listed on 06/07/1966.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NS 5845 6686.
1885-6. H and D Barclay. Greek temple-fronted church, converted 1988-89 to housing. Ashlar. Bold Ionic hexastyle frontispiece raised on podium fronts wide gable end; pediment sculpture by William Birnie Rhind. Steps rise either at side or by wide main flight to podium; portico with inner pilasters and atached columns flank doors, central 1 tall and corniced. Thomsonesque detail to main gable head.
S ELEVATION: wide end bays with small windows flat headed windows and modern sympathetic glazing, Greek key decoration between floors. Main cornice and low parapet. Roof lights in slate roof.
No original interior remains.
Sculpture; Christ distributing the loaves and fishes. Listed at A despite interior alterations on account of portico and pediment sculpture.
Buildings of Scotland, GLASGOW p298. Gomme and Walker (1987) pp163, 165.
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