Basic Site Details

Name: Belmont Parish Church
Town, district or village: Hillhead
City or county: Glasgow
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 1Laurel Bank School Assembly and Dining hall Later

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 1121, Great George StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618921894 Competition held and church built
Item 2 of 69 September 1893  Memorial stone
Item 3 of 65 October 1894 Journal referenceOpening
Item 4 of 61895 Design exhibitedRowan design exhibited
Item 5 of 61950  Closed, sold to Laurelbank School.
Item 6 of 62007  Sold for re-development


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 5James Miller  18921894Won competition to secure job
Item 2 of 5William Gardner Rowan  1892 or 1893(?) Competition design - not successful
Item 3 of 5Andrew Balfour B1892 or 1893 Competition design - not successful
Item 4 of 5Henry Bell Wesley Steele B1892 or 1893 Competition design - not successful
Item 5 of 5Steele & Balfour B1892 or 1893 Competition design - not successful


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture1895   p65
Item 2 of 3Davidson Kelly, Tom Living Stones: the daughter churches of Govan Parish, 1730-1919 Friends of Govan Oldp40
Item 3 of 3Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1893   808 (Steele & Balfour)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder16 September 1893LXV  
Item 2 of 3Builder19 September 1952  p417
Item 3 of 3Glasgow Herald5 January 1894  Opening

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32871 
Item 2 of 4RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSJames Miller, Son & Manson Drawings Collection 1 watercolour and 19 drawings
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Miller: F v14 p33 no869 (microfilm reel 11)
Item 4 of 4Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/2474