Basic Site Details

Name: St Barnabas Episcopal Church
Town, district or village: Dennistoun
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for original church by James Chalmers, superseded by this one. Since designs were exhibited by Waddell & Young even though they did not carry out the job, it appears that a competition must have been held in the early 1930s.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Petters' Trust Christian CentreYes 

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 1CraigparkYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2c. 1933 Competition design(?) 
Item 2 of 219351936  


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 6John Jeffrey WaddellArchitectB19331934Design exhibited - presumably unsuccessful competition design
Item 2 of 6Thomas Peach Weir YoungArchitectB19331934Design exhibited - presumably unsuccessful competition design
Item 3 of 6Waddell & YoungArchitectural practiceB19331934Design exhibited - presumably unsuccessful competition design
Item 4 of 6James Balderston WhyteArchitectABefore 19351936 
Item 5 of 6Whyte & GallowayArchitectural practiceABefore 19351936 
Item 6 of 6William Gordon GallowayArchitectABefore 19351936 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp446
Item 2 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1933   340 (Waddell & Young)
Item 3 of 4RSA1934   594 (Waddell & Young)
Item 4 of 4The Twentieth Century Church1998The Twentieth Century Church Twentieth Century Architecture 3: the journal of the Twentieth Century Societyp127

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1932Jul-Dec p56
Item 2 of 3Architect and Building News1935Jan-Jun p421
Item 3 of 3Architect and Building News1935Jan-Jun p26