Basic Site Details

Name: Pollokshields Congregational Church
Town, district or village: Pollokshields
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Pollokshields & Govan Congregational Church  
Item 2 of 2United Reformed ChurchYes 

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 263, Fotheringay RoadYes 
Item 2 of 263, Fotheringhay RoadYesAlternative spelling


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21902 Competition held 
Item 2 of 219021903Construction 


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 6Andrew Balfour A19021903Won competition and secured job
Item 2 of 6Henry Bell Wesley Steele A1902 Won competition and secured job (only involved in 1902 if at all)
Item 3 of 6Steele & Balfour A1902 Won competition and secured job (only involved in 1902 if at all)
Item 4 of 6David Salmond B1902 Competition design - not successful
Item 5 of 6John Watson B1902 Competition design - not successful
Item 6 of 6Watson & Salmond B1902 Competition design - not successful


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Academy Architecture1902 part 1 p79 (Watson & Salmond design)
Item 2 of 2Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1902   561 (Watson & Salmond sketch for interior)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33046 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Andrew Balfour: F v16 p148 no1091 (microfilm reel 11)