Basic Site Details

Name: Park Parish Church
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Notes: Cost of original building: 8,000. Only the tower remains. Reeredos by Robert Anning Bell - completed 1903

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Park ChurchYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Lynedoch ParkYes 
Item 2 of 3Lynedoch PlaceYes 
Item 3 of 3Park CircusYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418561858  
Item 2 of 41889  Alterations and additions: session house, vestry and interior work
Item 3 of 41967(?) * Scheme acceptedPlan for six-storey office building on site approved, c. 350,000
Item 4 of 41969 * Destruction/demolitionDemolished by hand due to fears that bulldozers might damage tower (per Glasgow Herald, July 1969)

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 2John Thomas RocheadArchitect 18561858 
Item 2 of 2William LeiperArchitect 1889 Alterations and additions: session house, vestry and interior work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 2 of 4Fischer Fine Art and Tulbrook, Adrian1986Truth, Beauty & Design: Victorian Edwardian and Later Decorative Art   
Item 3 of 4Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1889   973 - Leiper alterations and additions
Item 4 of 4Rose, Peter The coloured relief decoration of Robert Anning Bell Details not yet known 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Building ChronicleMay 1856   
Item 2 of 5Glasgow Herald30 July 1966  On proposed development
Item 3 of 5Glasgow HeraldBetween 8 August 1966 and 10 August 1966  On proposed development
Item 4 of 5Glasgow Herald4 July 1969  On demolition
Item 5 of 5RIBA Journal1903v18London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp488

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32223Tower