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41 CRESSWELL STREET AND 30 CRANWORTH STREET, HILLHEAD BAPTIST CHURCHLB32860

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
15/12/1970
Local Authority
Glasgow
Planning Authority
Glasgow
Burgh
Glasgow
NGR
NS 56742 67139
Coordinates
256742, 667139

Description

T L Watson, 1883. Greek revival. 2-storey church with

attached single storey hall and lower 3-storey caretaker's

house. Polished ashlar, snecked rubble rear and return

elevations. Casement windows with glazing bars.

CHURCH: 5 x 7 unequal bays. Main elevation arranged

1-3-1, central part breaking forward with 3 tall

architraved, corniced entrances with panelled doors.

Attached Ionic pedimented portico in antis above with

recessed glazing. Graduated plinth. Ground floor

cornice. Narrow, architraved corniced windows in ground

and 1st floors.

ELEVATION TO CRANWORTH STREET: bays arranged 1-5-1;

corniced, architraved entrance at No 30 with 2 narrow

windows above. Coupled 1st floor pilastrade in central

bays, corniced recessed windows with pilaster

architraves. 1st floor cill course continued from main

elevation. Plain eaves entablature with cornice. Parapet.

HALL: in addition to W. Architraved, corniced entrance,

pilastered and pedimented tripartite bay.

CARETAKER'S HOUSE: single bay breaking forward,

pedimented. Sash and case windows, with pilaster

mullions and architraves at ground floor. Die walls to

entrance with cast-iron lamp standards.

CHURCH INTERIOR: columned gallery with panelled front.

Pilastered upper walls, apsidal (liturgical) E end with

pedimented aedicule framing organ case.

Compartmented, coffered ceiling. Anta pilastered hall with

compartmented ceiling and circular roof lights.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

References

Bibliography

S R Archives, D of G H/160. Gomme and Walker, 1968, p 288.

Information by courtesy of Buildings of Scotland Research

Unit.

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