Basic Site Details

Name: Rhu Parish Church
Town, district or village: Rhu/Row
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1891 additions and alterations: 1,310. Meeting of the Heritors of 6 October 1849 gives the cost as 2,165.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Row Parish Church  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Parish Church  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5August 1844  Report to Heritors on storm damage
Item 2 of 518471849 Original church
Item 3 of 53 June 1847  Spence appointed as architect
Item 4 of 51891  Additions and alterations
Item 5 of 51938  Additions at east side


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 4William SpenceArchitectA18471849Original church
Item 2 of 4James ThomsonArchitect August 1884 Reported on storm damage and advised shortening the pinnacles of the tower.
Item 3 of 4Honeyman & KeppieArchitectural practiceB1891 Additions and alterations
Item 4 of 4John HoneymanArchitectB1891 Additions and alterations


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 Ltdp135

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19498 
Item 2 of 4Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job Book
Item 3 of 4Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 239
Item 4 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Heritors Records For Spence work