176 DUKE STREET, KIRKHAVEN (Ref:33899)
This building is in the Glasgow Council and the
It is a category A building and was listed on 15/12/1970.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NS 6052 6509.
Peddie and Kinnear of Edinburgh, 1857-8, as Sydney Place UP Church; in the neo-Greek style favoured by the UPs. Classical Temple, portico to Duke Street, with pair giant Corinthian columns in antis, giant clasping pilasters at either side, huge central doorway recessed behind with disc architrave, sculptured frieze and tympanum, antefixae; deep entablature continued to 2-storey flanks. Polished ashlar, architraved windows; slate roof. Rich galleried interior.
Converted to a day centre 1975. Low hall at left, severe neo-Greek. Iron railed enclosure.
No longer in ecclesiastical use. Latterly Trinity-Duke Street Church.
Builder, December 24th 1858;
GLASGOW AT A GLANCE, p54;
Gomme and Walker, p311.
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