Basic Site Details

Name: Queen's Park UP Church and Hall
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Builder John McIntyre.
Cost 6,922 6s 2d (including architects' fee of 314 5s 0d) to build.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Queen's Park East United Free Church 1900-1929
Item 2 of 2Queen's Park St George's Church From 1929

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Langside RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518681869Construction 
Item 2 of 5November 1869  Church opened
Item 3 of 51880  Additional hall added
Item 4 of 51881(?)  New organ and screen and renewal of colouring
Item 5 of 514 March 1943  Destroyed by bombs in WWII


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 5A & G ThomsonArchitectural practiceA18681869 
Item 2 of 5Alexander ThomsonArchitectA18681869 
Item 3 of 5George ThomsonArchitectA18681869 
Item 4 of 5Daniel CottierDesigner After 1868 Decoration/glass
Item 5 of 5John ThomsonArchitectB1881(?) New organ and screen and renewal of colouring


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Queen's Park United Presbyterian Congregation 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 9Aikman, J Logie1875Historical Notices of the United Presbyterian Congregations in Glasgow Glasgow 1875 
Item 2 of 9APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 3 of 9Barclay, David1904Greek Thomson: his life and opinions Architectural Review May 1904 
Item 4 of 9Donnelly, Max1999Daniel Cottier, Pioneer of Aestheticism The Decorative Arts Society Journal, 23, pp 33-51pp 38-9
Item 5 of 9Gildard, Thomas1888Greek Thomson Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, xix (30 January 1888), pp191-209 
Item 6 of 9Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1869   703
Item 7 of 9Law, Graham1954Greek Thomsoncxv, May 1954Architectural Review, May 1954 (Publication of 1960 Cambridge dissertation, original at NMRS) 
Item 8 of 9McFadzean, Ronald1979The Life and Work of Alexander Thomson London: Routledge & Kegan Paulp158
Item 9 of 9Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6British Architect1 May 1874  p282
Item 2 of 6Building News7 February 1868  p91
Item 3 of 6Building News11 September 1868   
Item 4 of 6Building News13 April 1888  Illustration
Item 5 of 6Building News27 April 1888  Illustration
Item 6 of 6Evening Times9 October 1893   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Institute of ArchitectsBiographical sketch and job list of Greek Thomson by Rev John Stark, 1879