St Bridget's RC, Eaglesham
Address: 12 Polnoon Street, Eaglesham, G76 0BH
Local Authority: East Renfrewshire
Built 1858 to provide a local place of worship for Catholic villagers, many of whom had settled as refugees from the Irish potato famine. Land provided by 13th Earl of Eglinton behind ‘Mayfield’ a house in Polnoon Street, now Chapel House. Interior enhanced by Californian redwood beams and a large canvas of the ‘Deposition of Christ from the Cross’ by de Surne. Church interior refurbished in the 1980s and again in 2012 following a fire.
Monday-Saturday 10.00 am,
Sunday 11.00 am
Open April – Oct 8.30am – 7.00pm, Nov – March 8.30am – 5.00pm
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