Glasgow, Blackfriars Chapel


Site Name Glasgow, Blackfriars Chapel

Classification Chapel

Alternative Name(s) Black Friars; Old College Church

Canmore ID 168154

Site Number NS56NE 1934

NGR NS 5988 6509

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Glasgow (city Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Architecture Notes


Glasgow, Blackfriars Church.

While several churches and chapels have been built on this site in relation to the Old College, the last church on the site was demolished to make way for the expansion of the rail network of Glasgow, in this case a Goods Depot.


The Mitchell Library, Glasgow: Bygone Glasgow No.2 - reproduced drawing.

Glasgow in Former Times I p.67 - 2 Lithographs.

Glasgow in Former Times II - Engraving

- Pencil Sketch 1843.



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