Basic Site Details

Name: Govan Iron Works Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: The chapel was to be for the immigrant welsh and Staffordshire iron workers imported by William Dixon, the ironmaster of Govan Iron Works. He brought many skilled men and their families north from England in the 1840s and 50s, as can be seen on the census.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cathcart Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118591860Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 


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 1Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerA18591860Proposal


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Dixon, WilliamMaster of Govan Ironworks


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Archives of ScotlandRecords of the Glasgow Cathcart Road Wesleyan Methodist Church Information courtesy of Morag Cross