Basic Site Details

Name: St Mary's RC Church
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: The statement in 'Buildings of Scotland' (taken from a church history) that Goldie and Child designed the church in 1841-42 is wrong: the firm did not exist at that date.

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 199, Abercromby StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618411842 Original church built (architect not known)
Item 2 of 61865  Arcades inserted, new ceiling
Item 3 of 61870  Remodelling of sanctuary
Item 4 of 61877 Alterations and additions 
Item 5 of 618921895Alterations and additions(?) 
Item 6 of 61954   


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 11George GoldieArchitectA1865 Arcades inserted, new ceiling
Item 2 of 11Charles Edwin ChildArchitectC1870 Remodelled sanctuary
Item 3 of 11George GoldieArchitectC1870 Remodelled sanctuary
Item 4 of 11Goldie & ChildArchitectural practiceC1870 Remodelled sanctuary
Item 5 of 11Cowan & SonsArchitectural practiceF18921895Alterations?
Item 6 of 11J L CowanArchitectF18921895Alterations?
Item 7 of 11James CowanArchitectF18921895Alterations?
Item 8 of 11Andrew MacMillanArchitectB1954  
Item 9 of 11Gillespie Kidd & CoiaArchitectural practiceB1954  
Item 10 of 11Isi Israel MetzsteinArchitectB1954  
Item 11 of 11Jack Antonio CoiaArchitectB1954  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Rogerson, R W K C1986Jack Coia: his life and work Glasgow: privately published 
Item 2 of 3Stamp, Gavin and Taylor, Joe1994Executed buildings by Gillespie Kidd & Coia (list compiled from surviving office records) MacJournal One 
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p453

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Anthony BrawleyInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on DSA website Sent June 2010
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33810