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Ruchill Parish Church
Ruchill Kelvinside Parish Church
Ruchill Church at canal.jpg
Church from the Forth and Clyde Canal
55°53′12″N 4°17′00″W / 55.886664°N 4.283316°W / 55.886664; -4.283316Coordinates: 55°53′12″N 4°17′00″W / 55.886664°N 4.283316°W / 55.886664; -4.283316
Location Glasgow
Country Scotland
Denomination Church of Scotland
Website rkpc.org.uk
History
Status Active
Founder(s) United Free Church of Scotland
Architecture
Functional status Parish church
Architect(s) Neil Campbell Duff
Architectural type Church
Style Neo-Gothic
Years built 1903–1905
Specifications
Number of spires 1
Administration
Parish Ruchill & Kelvinside
Presbytery Presbytery of Glasgow
Clergy
Minister(s) Vacant.
Listed Building – Category B
Designated: 15 December 1970
Reference #: LB32355

Ruchill Parish Church is an early 20th-century parish church of the Church of Scotland located in the Ruchill area of Glasgow.

History of the building

Founded as a parish church of the United Free Church of Scotland, the church was built between 1903 and 1905. It was designed by Neil Campbell Duff in the Neo-Gothic style. It was built using Old Red Sandstone. A bell tower and nave gable were also built. The church contrasts greatly with the adjoining Ruchill Church Hall, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and built in 1899.

History of the congregation

Built as the Ruchill United Free Church, the church was renamed Ruchill Parish Church in 1929 upon union with the Church of Scotland. It has recently united with another congregation, adapting the name Ruchill Kelvinside Parish Church.

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