Basic Site Details

Name: Queen's Rooms, La Belle Place
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Interior gutted.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Christian Science Church  
Item 2 of 3First Church of Christ ScientistYes 
Item 3 of 3Hindu Mandir  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 27-11, Clifton StreetYes 
Item 2 of 21, La Belle PlaceYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418561857  
Item 2 of 419241925 Alterations?
Item 3 of 41939 Plans prepared, construction not yet begunInterior to be gutted - planned but not carried out until 1949
Item 4 of 41948 Alteration/conversionInterior gutted

People

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 6Charles WilsonArchitect 18561857 
Item 2 of 6Andrew Graham HendersonArchitectA19241925Alterations
Item 3 of 6John KeppieArchitectA19241925Alterations
Item 4 of 6Keppie & HendersonArchitectural practiceA19241925Alterations
Item 5 of 6A McInnes Gardner & PartnersArchitectural practiceC1939c. 1948Interior gutted and converted for use as First Church of Christ Scientist.
Item 6 of 6Jack Baker McIntyre (or MacIntyre)ArchitectC1939c. 1948Interior gutted and converted for use as First Church of Christ Scientist.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Bell, David 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 2 of 4Sinclair, Fiona J, ed1995Charles Wilson Architect 1810-1863: A Question of Style Glasgow: Park Circus Promotions, 1995p24
Item 3 of 4Thomson, David1882Memoir of Charles Wilson13 March 1882Proceedings of the Glasgow Philosophical Society 
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p280

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder15 October 1948  p458
Item 2 of 2Building ChronicleMarch 1857II p175

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33082 
Item 2 of 4Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 405
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Plans dated March 1857
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copies of plans GWD/44/1-8/P