Basic Site Details

Name: High Church
Town, district or village: Paisley
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
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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 2Church HillYes 
Item 2 of 2Oakshaw StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 317501756Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31770 Build/constructionTower
Item 3 of 318761877 Internal remodelling


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 5John WhiteArchitectB17501756 
Item 2 of 5John WhiteArchitectC1770 Tower
Item 3 of 5Andrew Robb ScottArchitectA18761877Internal remodelling
Item 4 of 5John Albert RennisonArchitectA18761877Internal remodelling
Item 5 of 5Rennison & ScottArchitectural practiceA18761877Internal remodelling


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Brown, R1886History of Paisley  v 2 p30
Item 2 of 4Brown, Robert1880History of the High Church, Paisley  pp5-6, 11, 14, 60-63
Item 3 of 4Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp376
Item 4 of 4Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p23

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register38946Church Hill and Oakshaw Street, High Street
Item 2 of 2Inveraray CastleInveraray Castle drawings Drawings of roof construction.