Basic Site Details

Name: Abbey Close UP Church
Town, district or village: Paisley
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Abbey Close UF 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 1Abbey CloseYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5   New doors and furnishings by Alexander 'Greek' Thomson - date unknown
Item 2 of 51827  Original church
Item 3 of 519051906 Pulpit, organ case, font, light fittings and decoration by Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh
Item 4 of 51914  Alterations on hall
Item 5 of 51965 Demolition 

People

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 6Alexander ThomsonArchitect   New doors and furnishings: attribution undocumented, date unknown
Item 2 of 6James DrummondArchitect 1827 Original church
Item 3 of 6Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitectA19051906Pulpit, organ case, font, light fittings and decoration
Item 4 of 6Honeyman, Keppie & MackintoshArchitectural practiceA19051906Pulpit, organ case, font, light fittings and decoration
Item 5 of 6John KeppieArchitectA19051906Pulpit, organ case, font, light fittings and decoration
Item 6 of 6William Brown (junior)Architect 1914 Alterations on hall

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Abbey Close United Presbyterian Congregation 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Billcliffe, Roger1979Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs Guildford & London: Lutterworth Pressp183
Item 2 of 3Crawford, Alan1995Charles Rennie Mackintosh London: Thames and Hudsonp211 - Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh work
Item 3 of 3Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999p182

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 333
Item 2 of 3Paisley Central LibrarySemple's scraps 7 April 1875 - re: James Drummond
Item 3 of 3Renfrewshire CouncilPaisley Dean of Guild Records Plans for alterations on hall dated 1914