Basic Site Details

Name: Cowcaddens Free Church
Town, district or village: Cowcaddens
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Cowcaddens Parish Church  
Item 2 of 3McPhater Street Church  
Item 3 of 3National Piping CentreYes 

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 25, Larbert Street  
Item 2 of 230-34, McPhater StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318721873Build/constructionFree Church
Item 2 of 31968  Church closed
Item 3 of 319931996Alteration/conversionRefurbished and converted to Piping Centre


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, ValuerA18721873 
Item 2 of 4Campbell Douglas & SellarsArchitectural practiceA18721873 
Item 3 of 4James SellarsArchitect, ValuerA18721873 
Item 4 of 4McGurn, Logan, Duncan & OpferArchitectural practice 19931996Piping Centre conversion

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Cowcaddens Free Church ManseArchitect not known.

See separate entries for original Glasgow Cancer and Skin Institution, founded by Dr Hugh Murray in 1886 at 409 St Vincent Street, and final location at 132-138 Hill Street.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphriesp316
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p261

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News24 May 1872   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32755