Govan and Linthouse Parish Church - Govan Cross Building

Govan and Linthouse Parish Church - Govan Cross Building

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Govan Cross, Govan, G51 2YL
Local Authority: Glasgow
Listing: B

Church Overview

This handsome Gothic church with halls was designed by Robert Baldie in 1873. Originally built as St Mary’s for the United Free Church. Wide central gable with three entrance archways, three pointed windows above and a curved window in the gable. Inside, a horseshoe-shaped gallery sweeps round three sides, supported on cast-iron columns. Painted windows celebrate the industrial heritage of the River Clyde. The home church of the Presbytery of Glasgow.


Due to building works the morning service will be held in the Linthouse building at 11am

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Govan and Linthouse Parish Church - Govan Cross Building


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