Reordering of Glasgow Cathedral choir

M030 Reordering of Glasgow Cathedral choir

Address: Cathedral Square, Glasgow G4 0QZ
Date: 1890–3
Client: Glasgow Cathedral
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)

B/W photograph of reordered choir of Glasgow Cathedral in 1893

This scheme for reordering the E. end of Glasgow's medieval cathedral involved removing the old central pulpit, laying a new marble floor, installing an oak communion table and constructing a stone reredos.

Authorship: It appears from contemporary published sources that John Honeyman was personally responsible for the work.

Cost from office job book: £535 1s 5d

Status: The reredos has been removed; other elements of the scheme survive

Current use: Cathedral (2014)

Listing category: A

Historic Scotland/HB Number: 32654

RCAHMS Site Number: NS66NW 17.00

Grid Reference: NS 60248 65577

GPS coordinates: lat = 55.86339, lng = -4.234619   (Map)