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- Category: A
- Date Added: 23/09/1994
- Local Authority: Inverclyde
- Planning Authority: Inverclyde
- Burgh: Port Glasgow
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NS 33994 73809
- Coordinates: 233994, 673809
Gillespie Kidd and Coia, 1946-59. Large Church with presbytery adjoining to N set into on steeply sloping site. Yellowish red facing brick with copper roofs.
CHURCH on rectangular plan, with low-pitched roof, 9 bays separated by plain pilasters continued to eaves as timber mullions. Within each bay tripartite clerestory windows below eaves E end bay set-back glazing. To S single storey flat-roofed aisle with continuous glazing at eaves and two wooden double doors. Set to N, at W end, severely plain bell tower with open top stage extending into tower stair hall and stair tower with two-level glazed corridor to church.
Iron cross at apex of windowless W gable of church. N elevation of church has bracketed vertical boarded timber flat-roofed cantilevered projection spanning 3 of church bays, with 9 narrow windows with mullions towards bottom.
INTERIOR: not seen.
PRESBYTERY: 2 storey and basement, rectangular, 8 bay, with cantilevered glazed rectangular bay at ground floor level of N side. Basement full storey on N side glazed with narrow horizontal windows. Glazed corridor to church.
RWKC Rogerson, JACK COIA: HIS LIFE AND WORK, 1986, P40.
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