Basic Site Details

Name: Pollokshaws UP Church
Town, district or village: Pollokshaws
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of original building: 2,442 5s 0d. Lennox & MacMath both claim to have made alterations to 'Pollokshaws Church' in their FRIBA nomination papers; it is believed that this is the church to which they refer.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Pollok 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 12091, Pollokshaws RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518471848ConstructionNew building, after destruction by fire of earlier church on site
Item 2 of 5December 1847  Previous church burnt
Item 3 of 51864  Remodelling
Item 4 of 5After 1906Before 1928 Alterations
Item 5 of 51968 Design exhibited 


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 6Brown & CarrickArchitectural practiceA18471848 
Item 2 of 6James BrownArchitectA18471848 
Item 3 of 6David ThomsonArchitect 1864 Remodelling
Item 4 of 6Daniel Walter MacMathArchitectBAfter 1906Before 1928Alterations
Item 5 of 6Gavin LennoxArchitectBAfter 1906Before 1928Alterations
Item 6 of 6Lennox & MacMathArchitectural practiceBAfter 1906Before 1928Alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1968   422 (Design exhibited posthumously)
Item 2 of 2Small, Robert1904History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church from 1733 to 1900 Edinburgh: Riverside PressVolume 2, pp138-40

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) Thomson's job list
Item 2 of 3Pollok ChurchPollokshaws UP Church Managers' Minutes Per A Macara, Session Clerk (minutes refer to 'Mr Brown' only
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Gavin S A Lennox: F no 2607 (box 9); Daniel Walter MacMath: F no 2608 (box 9)