Listed Building

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CHURCH HILL CHRISTIAN SOCIAL ACTION CENTRELB38948

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
27/02/1971
Local Authority
Renfrewshire
Planning Authority
Renfrewshire
Burgh
Paisley
NGR
NS 48120 64058
Coordinates
248120, 664058

Description

Samuel Henning, wright-architect 1779-81. Interior re-cast

1884, and altered 1981. Rectangular plan. Squared rubble

with ashlar dressing including long and short quoins. West

elevation has pedimented porch with angle margins,

architraved, keystoned round arch on pilasters with small

window over, oculus to tympanum and 3 urn finials. 4 windows

to west and 5 to east elevation, at round-headed. South

elevation has 2 round-headed windows flanking similarly

detailed door at ground and 4 gallery windows. 2-storey

projection at north with single storey wings. Eaves band,

bracketted cornice and blocking course. Pedimented wallhead

stacks at north angles, that to west rendered. Piended and

platformed slate roof.

Interior has galleries to 3 sides on cast iron colonettes but cantilevered out on brackets. Elliptically headed arch

supported by Corinthian columns on pedestals.

Statement of Special Interest

Former Middle Church No Longer ecclesiastical use.

Cost $2117 5s 9d. Internally divided during 1981.

A group with High Church.

References

Bibliography

OLD STATISTICAL ACCOUNT, 1793 Vol 7 p.67

G Hay, ARCHITECTURE OF POST-REFORMATION CHURCHES IN SCOTLAND,

1957 p.271

R Brown, HISTORY OF PAISLEY, 1896 Vol 2, p.30

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