Basic Site Details

Name: St Benedict's RC Church, Drumchapel
Town, district or village: Drumchapel
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Irregular octagon between clerestoreyed halls and stepped presbytery.

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2c. 1960S Build/construction 
Item 2 of 2March 1991 Destruction/demolition 

People

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 2Gillespie Kidd & CoiaArchitectural practiceAc. 1960S  
Item 2 of 2Isi Israel MetzsteinArchitectAc. 1960S Designed by Isi Metzstein

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp39, p131 Photograph of interior 1990
Item 2 of 3http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/126677/details/glasgow+60+drumchapel+road+s http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/126677/details/glasgow+60+drumchapel+road+st+benedict+s+roman+catholic+church/  Accessed 21.04.12
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p402

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architects Journal21 January 1970   
Item 2 of 3RSA1970   
Item 3 of 3The Independent27 March 1991  'When the bulldozers turned up to Mass'

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Mitchell LibraryGlasgow City Archives1964/244Dean of Guild Court
Item 2 of 2Mitchell LibraryGlasgow City Archives1965/316Dean of Guild Court