St Andrews Church Glasgow, 18th Century Building Photos, Date, History, Architect, Images

St Andrews in the Square Church

Merchant City Religious Building, Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland

post updated 21 December 2021

St Andrews in the Square Church Glasgow

Dates built: 1739-59

Architects: Allan Dreghorn & Mungo Naismith

St Andrews Church Glasgow

Photos by Adrian Welch taken on 16 Apr 2011:

St Andrews in the Square Church St Andrews in the Square Church Glasgow
photos © Adrian Welch

Typical for Glasgow, this church was surrounded by a later Square – by William Hamilton in 1786-7.

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St Andrews in the Square Church images received 2002

The old square’s buildings have gone (in the 1980s) and were replaced in 1996 with designs by Robert Johnston Associates.

St Andrews in the Square Church
St Andrews in the Square Church: photo © Adrian Welch 2005

Immediately to the east is Homes for the Future.

Homes for the Future Homes for the Future
images © Adrian Welch 2005

St Andrews in the Square Church wins European Heritage Awards
St Andrew’s in the Square church building and The Lighthouse in Glasgow were the only sites in Scotland to be named as buildings of outstanding historic importance by Europa Nostra, an organisation of more than 200 non-governmental heritage groups.

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