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Glasgow, 20 Balvicar Drive, Camphill Queen's Park Church

Church (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glasgow, 20 Balvicar Drive, Camphill Queen's Park Church

Classification Church (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Balvicar Street; United Presbyterian Church

Canmore ID 160329

Site Number NS56SE 338

NGR NS 57865 62433

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/160329

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Administrative Areas

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

Recording Your Heritage Online

Queen's Park Baptist Church, 20 Balvicar Drive, 1875, William Leiper

Built as Camphill Queen's Park Church, in Leiper's favourite Normandy Gothic. Good sculptural detail by McCulloch & Co. of London. Soaring octagonal spire based on a personal study of St Pierre, Caen, on massive corner tower with open belfry stage. Galleried interior, Leiper stencilled timber vault roof, walls now whitewashed, leaded glass. Recently renovated. Hall, 1873, by others to south.

Taken from "Greater Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Sam Small, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Architecture Notes

NS56SE 338.00 57865 62433

NS56SE 338.01 57850 62409 Hall

Architect:

W.Leiper 1878-1883

Plans:

NMRS Cutting from The Architect, Jan 15, 1881.

Perspective view: William Leiper.

Missing at time of upgrade, 30.3.2000

NMRS Library:

Newspaper cutting.

From RIBA Journal, 12 January, 1898.

Missing at time of upgrade, 30.3.2000

Now known as Camphill Queens Park Church of Scotland.

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