Basic Site Details

Name: St Machar's Church
Town, district or village: Bridge of Weir
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 2200 (information from the late Francis Worsdall).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Machar's RanfurlyYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Kilbarchan RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31877 or 18781878 or 1879  
Item 2 of 322 September 1878 Opened 
Item 3 of 319091910AdditionAddition of chancel and session room


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 3Lewis Shanks (or Louis Shanks)Architect 1877 or 18781878 or 1879 
Item 2 of 3Alexander David HislopArchitectA19091910Addition of chancel and session room
Item 3 of 3Campbell & HislopArchitectural practiceB19091910 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Groome, Francis H1893Ordnance GazeteerNew ed.  
Item 2 of 2Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p83

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow University Library Special CollectionsHislop & Welsh CollectionMS Hislop 20A/1-23 
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49075