St Margaret's Newlands

353e/355 Kilmarnock Road, Glasgow, G43 2DS
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18 - 19 September 2021

18 September 2021 (10-5) 19 September 2021 (12-5) Glasgow Doors Open Days
Festival Standing on Kilmarnock Road, St Margaret’s Newlands offers a building
that invariably surprises first time visitors, and those who regularly return
are always uplifted. It is a B listed building of significant architectural
interest, designed by Peter McGregor Chalmers, and built at the beginning of
the last century. It is built in the Romanesque style, a form popular in
Edwardian times, although St Margaret’s displays continental influences, being
described as a German Double Ender, a basilica with a double apse. Stone
built, it is a building of captivating harmonious proportions – solid walls,
small windows, rounded arches, and a high barrel-vaulted roof. The ceilings of
its two apses have mosaics of wonderful beauty. Additionally, the church
houses a renowned collection of some 26 stained glass windows in a range of
artistic styles, the collection accumulating from the 1920s to the 2000s.
Visitors can be guided by a fully illustrated brochure, partly funded by the
Heritage lottery Fund. This wonderful building is cherished by those who know
it. Please visit and share this experience. Enjoy its architecture, explore
its hidden details, and pause for some quiet reflection. No booking required!
Facilities Disabled Access Disabled WC WC
Key Information

353e/355 Kilmarnock Road, Glasgow, G43 2DS

55.8214612, -4.2863272