Basic Site Details

Name: New West Church
Town, district or village: Greenock
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Old Kirk  
Item 2 of 3St Luke's Church  
Item 3 of 3Westburn ChurchYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1West Church, Nelson StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 629 June 1839  Advertisement for tenders
Item 2 of 618401841  
Item 3 of 61854  Steeple
Item 4 of 61911  Interior refurbished and new chancel
Item 5 of 61927  Central memorial - uncertain if this is in the New West Kirk or Old Kirk
Item 6 of 61928  Stone restoration

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 12Cousin & GaleArchitectural practiceA18401841Competition win
Item 2 of 12David CousinArchitectA18401841Competition win
Item 3 of 12William GaleEngineerA18401841Competition win
Item 4 of 12David CousinArchitectB1854 Steeple added
Item 5 of 12Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitectC1911 Interior refurbished and new chancel
Item 6 of 12Honeyman, Keppie & MackintoshArchitectural practiceC1911 Interior refurbished and new chancel
Item 7 of 12John KeppieArchitectC1911 Interior refurbished and new chancel
Item 8 of 12James MillerArchitectD1927 Central memorial - uncertain if this is in the New West Kirk or Old Kirk
Item 9 of 12Richard McLeod Morrison GunnArchitectD1927 Central memorial - uncertain if this is in the New West Kirk or Old Kirk
Item 10 of 12Andrew Graham HendersonArchitectE1928 Stone restoration
Item 11 of 12John KeppieArchitectE1928 Stone restoration
Item 12 of 12Keppie & HendersonArchitectural practiceE1928 Stone restoration

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RSA1840   405
Item 2 of 2Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p129

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Evening Courant29 June 1839   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34134 
Item 2 of 4Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job book for Keppie work
Item 3 of 4Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 355 and 439
Item 4 of 4RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSJames Miller, Son & Manson Drawings Collection 3 drawings for memorial