Basic Site Details

Name: Hillhead Established Church
Town, district or village: Hillhead
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Now contains Miller's reredos from Belmont Church divided into two.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Belmont & Hillhead Parish ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 2Hillhead Parish Church  

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 2Observatory RoadYes 
Item 2 of 223, Saltoun StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 78 October 1876   
Item 2 of 7c. 1921  Interior redesigned
Item 3 of 71924  New pulpit
Item 4 of 71929  Memorial baptistery and font
Item 5 of 719 June 1953 * AdditionPlans prepared for alterations and additions
Item 6 of 71955 AdditionSession room added
Item 7 of 713 October 1958 Design exhibited'photographs (No. 194) and a plan of additioans to Belmont and Hillhead Parish Church - new Session Room, etc. - ...' per Builder 7 Nov 1958 p773

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 14Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerA18761877Won in limited competition, Sellars was appointed but requested to produce a revised scheme based on Leiper's entry
Item 2 of 14Campbell Douglas & SellarsArchitectural practiceA18761877Won in limited competition, Sellars was appointed but requested to produce a revised scheme based on Leiper's entry
Item 3 of 14James SellarsArchitect, ValuerA18761877Won in limited competition, Sellars was appointed but requested to produce a revised scheme based on Leiper's entry
Item 4 of 14Peter Macgregor ChalmersArchitect c. 1921 Interior redesigned
Item 5 of 14Hutton & TaylorArchitectural practiceB1924 New pulpit - Taylor responsible
Item 6 of 14Thomas Lumsden TaylorArchitectB1924 New pulpit
Item 7 of 14John Jeffrey WaddellArchitectC1929 Memorial baptistery and font
Item 8 of 14Thomas Peach Weir YoungArchitectC1929 Memorial baptistery and font
Item 9 of 14Waddell & YoungArchitectural practiceC1929 Memorial baptistery and font
Item 10 of 14Beveridge & DallachyArchitectural practice 19 June 1953 * Plans prepared for alterations and additions
Item 11 of 14Beveridge & DallachyArchitectural practiceG1955 Session room added
Item 12 of 14John Eadie Waddel DallachyArchitectG1955 Session room added
Item 13 of 14Thomas Johnston BeveridgeArchitectG1955 Session room added
Item 14 of 14Beveridge & DallachyArchitectural practice 7 November 1958 planned extension per Builder p773

* earliest date known from documented sources.


References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7Davidson Kelly, Tom Living Stones: the daughter churches of Govan Parish, 1730-1919 Friends of Govan Oldp32
Item 2 of 7Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1874   612
Item 3 of 7Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1875   601
Item 4 of 7Jubilee of Hillhead Parish Church Jubilee of Hillhead Parish Church   
Item 5 of 7Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1929   190 (Waddell & Young)
Item 6 of 7RSA1876    
Item 7 of 7Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p355-6

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder19 June 1953  p969
Item 2 of 4Builder7 November 1958  'Architecture at the Royal Glasgow Institute Exhibition: Standard Higher than in Recent Years' per Builder p773
Item 3 of 4Building News12 October 1877   
Item 4 of 4RIBA Journal1910v17London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32584