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Glasgow, 25 Rose Street, St Aloysius Church

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8665 / 55°51'59"N

Longitude: -4.2618 / 4°15'42"W

OS Eastings: 258559

OS Northings: 666016

OS Grid: NS585660

Mapcode National: GBR 0KJ.5R

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.HTT1

Entry Name: Glasgow, 25 Rose Street, St Aloysius Church

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Locality: Anderston/City

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Building Class: Cultural

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33115

Source ID: 376544

Description

C J Menart, 1908-10. Neo-Baroque Jesuit church with tall
campanile at NE corner. Nave, transept, side aisles.
Polished ashlar, rusticated base, plinth advancing to
podia. Giant order of tetrastyle fluted Corinthian
pilasters to entrances at Rose Street and Hill Street
with central corbelled elliptically-headed, keyblocked
light; narrow, round-headed aisle-lights to return
elevations; ground floor cornice; continuous die parapet
with balustrades; architraved, console keyblocked,
elliptically-headed clerestory windows set in linking
graduated string course; mutule cornice.
ELEVATION TO ROSE STREET: plain boundary wall at head of
double, return staircase 3 entrances with pilasters or
semi-engaged columns supporting lintels; panels above
with egg and dart surrounds, gold lettering DIVO ALOYSIO
SACRUM; sculpted panels at capital height; central
sculpture above window; outer bays small, plain aedicule
lights. Plain domestic block with linking string courses
to SW return. Rusticated wall with outer, corniced piers,
die parapet with balustrades.
ELEVATION TO HILL STREET: projecting transept/entrance
bays to W with central segmentally pedimented, pilastered
doorpiece.
CAMPANILE: plain with recesses panelling to 2nd stage;
segmentally pedimented, keyblocked, louvred bellcote;
open aediculed final stage; gold ball and cross finial.
Concrete roofs and cuploas. Wrought-iron railings and
gates.
INTERIOR: nave arcade. Richly decorated side chapels.

Statement of Interest

Notable for its use of concrete roofs.

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

Upraded B to A 21.7.88

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