Basic Site Details

Name: Buchanan Memorial Church and Hall
Town, district or village: Oatlands
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 8,396 or 8,482 (conflicting information in sources).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Factory After closure in 1930 and before reopening as RC church in 1953
Item 2 of 2St Bonaventure's RC Church Re-opened in this name in 1953

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 1473, Caledonia RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518761878 Original church built
Item 2 of 51887  Alterations
Item 3 of 51894  Repairs and alterations
Item 4 of 51953  Reconstruction as RC Church (from being a factory)
Item 5 of 51983 Demolition 


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 7John HoneymanArchitectA18761878Original church
Item 2 of 7John HoneymanArchitectC1887 Alterations
Item 3 of 7Honeyman & KeppieArchitectural practiceD1894 Repairs and alterations
Item 4 of 7John HoneymanArchitectD1894 Repairs and alterations
Item 5 of 7John KeppieArchitectD1894 Repairs and alterations
Item 6 of 7Gillespie Kidd & CoiaArchitectural practiceB1953 Reconstruction as RC Church; spire demolished as a result of neglect and structural problems
Item 7 of 7Jack Antonio CoiaArchitectB1953 Reconstruction as RC Church; spire demolished as a result of neglect and structural problems


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Fullarton, Alexander Cook 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Rogerson, R W K C1986Jack Coia: his life and work Glasgow: privately published 
Item 2 of 4Stamp, Gavin and Taylor, Joe1994Executed buildings by Gillespie Kidd & Coia (list compiled from surviving office records) MacJournal One 
Item 3 of 4Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdp48
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p509

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1British Architect3 March 1876  Illustration of spire

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job Book. Also for alterations.
Item 2 of 2Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 174 and 205f