Basic Site Details

Name: Gorbals (John Knox) Church
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Only the west front and steeple were completed to Hamilton's designs. The spire was subsequently destroyed by lightning.

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 134, Carlton Place  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21810 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21973 Destruction/demolition 


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 1David HamiltonArchitectA1810  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Chapman, Robert1812Picture of Glasgow or Stranger's Guide Glasgowp92-3
Item 2 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition