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St George’s-Tron Church

Posted by Jackie on March 9, 2009


In the heart of the city centre, half way up Buchanan Street, you’ll find the parish church of St George’s-Tron. The church was built on its present site in 1808, but the community of worshippers dates back to the 17th century. It has been named St George’s-Tron since 1940, when the St George’s church was combined with the Tron-St Anne’s congregation.

For the last couple of years the inside of the building has been renovated (I’ve never been inside to take a look). According to the church’s website though, it looks like the congregation have just moved back into their church after some time meeting in their church hall which I think is on Bath Street.

9 Responses to “St George’s-Tron Church”

  1. Jacob said

    Another beautiful old church building. Thanks for giving us its history. What a lot of tales it could tell if only it could tell…from 1808 to 200 years later!

  2. A beautiful church. Even after so many years, it has not lost its charming.

  3. Lara said

    beautiful building! any chance for an inside view soon :)?

  4. Thanks for reminding me of a great day I spent in Glasgow on a day trip out of Edinburgh a couple of years back!

  5. Lunarossa said

    I remember this church although it’s been ages since I’ve been to Glasgow! But it is so impressive that it’s impossible to forget. Hope your writing is going ok. Ciao. A.

  6. Katya said

    A beautiful church that resembles a “mighty fortress”! Wow, it certainly is a fortress in the city, judging from its age. Very impressive and the congregants must be very proud of their church!

  7. Nice photo, interesting facts!

  8. marley said

    It looks great from the outside but you know that we all want to see inside now!

  9. mike said

    Churches have the best design on buildings.

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