Basic Site Details

Name: Townhead Church
Town, district or village: Garngad
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4Garngad Hill Church  
Item 2 of 4Town Head Parish Church as listed in J J Stevenson's FRIBA nomination papers
Item 3 of 4Townhead and Blochairn Parish Church  
Item 4 of 4Townhead Parish ChurchYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Garngad Hill  
Item 2 of 2176 (or178), Royston HillYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118651866  


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerA18651866Principally by Douglas, according to A N Paterson
Item 2 of 4Campbell Douglas & StevensonArchitectural practiceA18651866 
Item 3 of 4John James StevensonArchitectA18651866Buildings of Scotland says this was by Stevenson
Item 4 of 4Daniel CottierDesigner After 1865 Painted decoration and stained glass


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Baird, Alexander of Ury, Trustees of 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Donnelly, Max1999Daniel Cottier, Pioneer of Aestheticism The Decorative Arts Society Journal, 23, pp 33-51p35
Item 2 of 4Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1865   647
Item 3 of 4RSA1866   62
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p421

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal1910no17London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32828 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John James Stevenson: F v6 p1, microfiche 93/E4