Basic Site Details

Name: Westbourne Free Church
Town, district or village: Kelvinside
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: A new Free Church in Westbourne-terrace, Hillhead, Glasgow, was opened for public worship on Sunday. Designed by Mr. J. Honeyman, architect, the building is in the Italian style, and will accommodate 750 sitters. The church is provided with several session halls. [Building News 23 September 1881 p408]

Cost: 8,539.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Belhaven-WestbourneYes 
Item 2 of 3Great Western Road Free ChurchYes 
Item 3 of 3Struthers Memorial 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 152, Westbourne GardensYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41880   
Item 2 of 418 September 1881 Opened 
Item 3 of 420 October 1881   
Item 4 of 41892  Alterations and organ case


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 3John HoneymanArchitectA1880  
Item 2 of 3Honeyman & KeppieArchitectural practiceB1892 Alterations and organ case
Item 3 of 3John KeppieArchitectB1892 Alterations and organ case


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdpp46-7

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect24 September 1881  Check this date. Stark gives 24/8/1881
Item 2 of 3Building News23 September 1881  p408 - opening
Item 3 of 3Building News30 September 1881  p425 - repeat of opening. Gives cost as 9,000

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32605 
Item 2 of 2Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job book