Sunday 4 February 2024

Greenock's stained glass heritage

Greenock has an amazing amount of beautiful stained glass windows in various churches and public buildings in the town.  Here are just a few of the stunning artworks to be seen locally.

Wellpark Mid Kirk
Wellpark Mid Kirk Church, Greenock

The Wellpark Mid Kirk Church in Cathcart Square has some wonderful windows - click here to see some.

St John the Evangelist Episcopalian Church

St John the Evangelist Episcopalian Church in Union Street has a variety of gorgeous stained glass windows.  Find out more about the St Elizabeth window here and the St Andrew window here.

George Square United Reformed Church

The Walton Window can be found in George Square United Reformed Church in George Square, Greenock and tells the story of a Greenock family.

Old West Kirk

The Old West Kirk on Greenock's Esplanade has the most amazing collection of stained glass windows.  One of my favourites is Daniel Cottier's Hope.

Old West Kirk

Westburn Church on Nelson Street has three wonderful windows by Strachan featuring Bible women - Mary, Miriam and Deborah.  There's also the wonderful window featuring St Andrew, Scotland's patron saint.
Westburn Church

Lyle Kirk in Union Street has a beautiful, large stained glass window.  Find it here.

Lyle Kirk, Greenock

These are just a selection of the marvellous stained glass heritage of Greenock.

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