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St. Vincent Street Church
55°51′44.6″N 4°15′55.5″W / 55.862389°N 4.265417°W / 55.862389; -4.265417Coordinates: 55°51′44.6″N 4°15′55.5″W / 55.862389°N 4.265417°W / 55.862389; -4.265417
Location Glasgow
Country Scotland
Denomination Free Church of Scotland
History
Founded 1857
Architecture
Architect(s) Alexander Thomson
Style Greek revival
Completed 1859

St. Vincent Street Church is a Presbyterian church on St. Vincent Street in Glasgow, Scotland. It was designed by Alexander Thomson (also known as "Greek" Thomson) and built from 1857 to 1859 for the former United Presbyterian Church of Scotland. Elements (probably the tower) are by Thomson's young assistant, the church architect, Robert Gordon Wilson, who was a member of the UP church.

It is a Category A listed building. The church building is owned by Glasgow City Council, but is currently used by a congregation of the Free Church of Scotland: Glasgow City Free Church. In 1998 the building was listed in the 1998 World Monuments Watch by the World Monuments Fund, and again in 2004 and 2006. The Fund helped restore the tower, with support from American Express.

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