Basic Site Details

Name: Quarrier's Homes, Mount Zion Church
Town, district or village: Bridge of Weir
City or county: Renfrewshire
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 2Orphan Homes Church  
Item 2 of 2Orphan Homes of Scotland, Mount Zion Church  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31888   
Item 2 of 318981899 Additions, including lengthening
Item 3 of 31910  Transept added


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 11Clarke & Bell and R A Bryden A1888  
Item 2 of 11John Bryan Nisbet A1888 As assistant to Clarke & Bell
Item 3 of 11Robert Alexander Bryden A1888  
Item 4 of 11Andrew Francis Stewart Bryden B18981899Additions, including lengthening
Item 5 of 11R A Bryden & Son B18981899Additions, including lengthening
Item 6 of 11Robert Alexander Bryden B18981899Additions, including lengthening
Item 7 of 11Robert Whitelaw Caldwell B18981899Additions, including lengthening - as apprentice/assistant to Clarke & Bell and R A Bryden
Item 8 of 11Andrew Francis Stewart Bryden C1910 Transept added
Item 9 of 11Andrew Robertson C1910  
Item 10 of 11Bryden & Robertson C1910  
Item 11 of 11John Bothwell Steel C1910 As assistant to Bryden & Robertson


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Quarrier, William 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Quarrier's HomesOn site of Nittingshill Farm, bought in auction for 3560 on 26 April 1876 by William Quarrier for foundation of children's homes.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p88

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48940 
Item 2 of 3Quarrier's HomesQuarrier's Homes Archive Bryden's plans
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Andrew Francis Stewart Bryden: L v16 no1152; Robert Whitelaw Caldwell: L v23 no1873; John Bryan Nisbet: L v19 no1484; John Bothwell Steel: L v5 no319 (microfilm reel 30)