Basic Site Details

Name: Strathbungo Parish Church
Town, district or village: Strathbungo
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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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 1601-605, Pollokshaws RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 718381839  
Item 2 of 718861887 Charles Wilson Church demolished and rebuilt by McKissack & Rowan, reusing some of the materials
Item 3 of 7c. 1886  Competition
Item 4 of 722 October 1887 Foundation stone 
Item 5 of 77 October 1888  Opened
Item 6 of 7May 1979  Closed
Item 7 of 720052006 Redeveloped as housing, tower and gable front retained


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 7Charles WilsonArchitect 1839  
Item 2 of 7John McKissackArchitectA18861887Demolished and rebuilt
Item 3 of 7McKissack & RowanArchitectural practiceA18861887Demolished and rebuilt (incorporating gables of hall church by Wilson)
Item 4 of 7William Gardner RowanArchitectA18861887Demolished and rebuilt
Item 5 of 7James RitchieArchitect c. 1886 Won competition but McKissack secured job as a member of the congregation
Item 6 of 7Opfer & Logan  20052006 
Item 7 of 7William Vernon MonaghanArchitect 20052006Alterations to scheme


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Davidson Kelly, Tom Living Stones: the daughter churches of Govan Parish, 1730-1919 Friends of Govan Oldp18 (illustration p19)
Item 2 of 4Munro Strathbungo and its kirk   
Item 3 of 4Sinclair, Fiona J, ed1995Charles Wilson Architect 1810-1863: A Question of Style Glasgow: Park Circus Promotions, 1995p22
Item 4 of 4Thomson, David1882Memoir of Charles Wilson13 March 1882Proceedings of the Glasgow Philosophical Society 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News18 June 1886   
Item 2 of 2Building News5 November 1886   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32397 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Gardner Rowan: F v19 p104 no1404 (microfilm reel 12)