Basic Site Details

Name: Ibrox UP Church
Town, district or village: Ibrox
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Cost of original church: 6,000. Now converted to a climbing centre.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ibrox Methodist Church  

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 1534, Paisley Road WestYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51866 Design exhibitedOriginal church
Item 2 of 518671868Construction 
Item 3 of 520 December 1868 Opened 
Item 4 of 518961897 Additions (chancel and transepts)
Item 5 of 521 November 1897  Reopened


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 4Angus Kennedy  18661868Church built
Item 2 of 4Bruce & Hay B18961897Additions (chancel and transepts)
Item 3 of 4Donald Bruce B18961897Additions (chancel and transepts)
Item 4 of 4Edward Alexander Buckingham Hay B18961897Additions (chancel and transepts)

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Ibrox UP Church mission premisesBuilt along with addition of chancel and transepts to Ibrox UP Church.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Aikman, J Logie1875Historical Notices of the United Presbyterian Congregations in Glasgow Glasgow 1875p213
Item 2 of 4Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1866   865
Item 3 of 4Small, Robert1904History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church from 1733 to 1900 Edinburgh: Riverside PressVolume 2, p102
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p588

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow City ArchivesWorsdall Collection Drawings dated 8 July 1896 for alterations
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33582 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Acc no 2003/99