University Memorial Chapel, Glasgow

University Memorial Chapel, Glasgow

Denomination: Ecumenical
Address: The Square , Glasgow , G12 8QQ
Local Authority: Glasgow
Listing: A


Church Overview

1923-27 by Sir J J Burnet in Scots Gothic and in harmony with the University buildings of Sir George Gilbert Scott. The structure is reinforced concrete, faced with stone. Tall interior with sculpture by Archibald Dawson. Ten of the stained glass windows are by Douglas Strachan in a cycle depicting the whole of human life as a spiritual enterprise. Other windows by Gordon Webster and Lawrence Lee. The chapel incorporates the Lion and Unicorn Stair salvaged from the Old College.


Sunday: 11.00am; Monday to Friday 8.45am during term time

Opening Arrangements

Open 9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Friday, 9.00am-12.00 noon Saturday

Guide book available Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf Welcomers and guides on duty by arrangement.   refreshments

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University Memorial Chapel, Glasgow


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