Maxwell Mearns Castle Church, Newton Mearns

Maxwell Mearns Castle Church, Newton Mearns

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Waterfoot Road, Newton Mearns, G77 5RE
Local Authority: East Renfrewshire

Church Overview

Dramatically situated on a hilltop and attached to an A-listed 15th century castle keep (now in need of renovation) is this 1970s modern circular sanctuary, by Walter Ramsay Architects. The large suite of halls houses facilities for congregational life. Stained glass transferred from the original Maxwell Parish Church in Pollok Street, Tradeston and fromGovanhill Parish Church. Concrete Cross sculpture within the sanctuary and a wonderful collection of banners.


Sunday: 10.30am weekly and 7.00 pm monthly (check website)

Opening Arrangements

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Maxwell Mearns Castle Church, Newton Mearns


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