Basic Site Details

Name: Holy Family RC Church
Town, district or village: Bellshill
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Bothwell
Grid ref:
Notes: Watherston Drawings show baptistery

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 2BaptistryYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Holy Family RC Church, Calder Road  
Item 2 of 2Holy Family RC Church, Hope StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218831884Build/construction 
Item 2 of 2After 1884 AdditionProposed additions


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 5Peter Paul PuginArchitectA18831884 
Item 2 of 5Pugin & PuginArchitectural practiceA18831884 
Item 3 of 5James WatherstonArchitect, BuilderBAfter 1884 Proposed additions
Item 4 of 5John Watherston & SonsArchitectural practice, BuildersBAfter 1884 Proposed additions
Item 5 of 5William WatherstonArchitect, BuilderBAfter 1884 Proposed additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Anson, Peter1965Fashions in church furnishings2ndLondonp275
Item 2 of 3Close, Rob, Gifford, John & Walker, Frank Arneil2016The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp.124
Item 3 of 3Sanders, John1997Pugin & Pugin and the Diocese of Glasgow Architectural Heritage VIII, pp89-107p91 quoting correspondence and diocesan finance board minutes in notes

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWatherston Collection LAD 209/1-3 (Pugin & Pugin and Watherston work)