Queen’s cross church : M125

Queen’s cross church, located in the suburbs and on a busy road, is Mackintosh’s main religious work. Therefore, it depends on the decorative details of the building. which is what goes back to the Middle Ages in the way of design.

In 1977, when it ceased worship, it became the headquarters of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

The Minute’s name is John Keppie architect and he’s not just an associate partner in the forum. The church was mentioned in the list of his famous works when he died.

John Keppie’s engineering work appears prominently on many walls as it was shown at the Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts in 1898.


Exterior Design


The Queen’s cross church has a striking design, with the front portion containing a red locharbriggs stone with soft bandages. that some consider a late-Gothic cure. In addition to many other non-historical details.

You’ll find a slow, narrow walkway that connects the S.W Corner Tower to the S.E. Bank. There is also a double gable suite with a portico next to the tower.


You will find a monorail that indicates the position of the long beams of the outer surface. The three supports are thus absorbed by the balcony hidden from the street.

All dissimilar parts are shown by a tower square on Springbank Street. Its area decreases up to the top. It is a polygonal tower and integrated in its western face.

You’ll also find an appearance of the church that combines it with the Saints’ Merriott Church which Macintosh painted on a visit in 1895.



Queen’s cross church consists of ornate windows and no ledges. Especially in the Chance land Tower, it includes hinged columns from the 15th century with some forms of Scottish widows.

The windows often resemble the heart motif that Macintosh took in the 14th century from the Window of York minster. Although the design is far from the idea of imitation of the Middle Ages.


The windows for Queen’s cross church contain semicolons. It gives a Macintosh character. In addition, it is one of the advantages of Gothic architecture.





Queen’s cross church belongs to a special style of interior design. It is characterized by conservatism that was in the middle ages, especially in the nineteenth century.

And because the elders were following the ecclesiastical movement in England. This encouraged the study of ancient church architecture and furnishings.

The interior design included partitioning of the seats according to the type. It is related to this in the festive processions, which the devotees used to avoid in the previous Presbyterian churches.



The walls are plastered over the dado as well as wood-paneled and with exposed stone parapets around the shutters. And also around windows and other openings.

They designed the ceiling at Queen’s cross church with four steel beams just like Latimer Road and Holy Trinity. as the church designed by Richard Norman Shaw in 1886.


Music Activities


In ancient times the church included a number of celebrity visits in London. It witnessed the work and study of music students by great masters such as Johann Bach and others.

As the walls of the Queen’s cross church still boast of various types of old music. It witnessed a number of activities. One of her students performs symphonies by Beethoven, Gershwin, and Rachmaninoff.

Pianist Warren Millie Smith also performs the ancient and influential compositions to this day.

The Queen’s cross church adopts some symphonies that get the citizens out of the stresses and troubles of life. It conducts immortal works for composers BeethovenGershwin and others.

All people who have love to know classical melodies. They go to Aberdeen and roam its streets listening to this kind of music.

And many celebrities perform strong artistic performances. In addition, these dates are broadcast through daily and annual newspapers in the UK.



  • Queen’s cross church combined modern and retro design.
  • It was the seat of the great pianists. they passed by when they came to London.



  • 1. M125 Queen’s Cross Church Book.
  • 2.moonlight sonata At christmas.
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