Basic Site Details

Name: St John's and Renfield UF Church
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 116-22, Beaconsfield RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319271931 Competition held and building constructed
Item 2 of 31927  Drawings by H E Clifford competition drawing
Item 3 of 319821983RestorationRepairs and restoration


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 4Henry Edward CliffordArchitect 1927 Competition design - not successful
Item 2 of 4James Taylor ThomsonArchitect 19271931Won in competition
Item 3 of 4John Armstrong LaneArchitectB19821983Repairs and restoration
Item 4 of 4Lane Bremner & Garnett B19821983Repairs and restoration


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p66
Item 2 of 6McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Presspp127 & 129
Item 3 of 6Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1928   750
Item 4 of 6Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1933   342
Item 5 of 6Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1945   696 & 711 (exteriors)
Item 6 of 6Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p317

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1930Jul-Dec p733
Item 2 of 2BuilderEarly 1935CXLVIII p1105 (illustration)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32301 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Clifford drawings
Item 3 of 3University of StrathclydeAHAUS (Archive of Historical Architecture, University of Strathclyde)