Basic Site Details

Name: Dowanhill Free Church (Dowanvale)
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: PARTICK, N.B —The memorial-stone of Dowanvale Free Church, now in course of erection at Partick, near Glasgow, was laid on Saturday afternoon. It is Early English Gothic in style, and is being built of square dressed rubble. On the ground floor are planned a suite of rooms 16ft. in height, including a hall seating 300 persons, session-house for 100 persons, vestry, ladies' room, and lavatories. Over these rooms is erected the church proper, which will seat 500 on the area, and 300 more on a gallery carried round three sides. Mr. Petro (sic) is the architect. [Building News 15 October 1880 p457]

Information from Frank Worsdall

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11880 Build/constructionMemorial stone laid October 1880


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 1Alexander PetrieArchitect 1880  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News15 October 1880  p457