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Ramshorn Church

Now home to the University of Strathclyde Drama Department, the former St David's Ramshorn Church, located at the northern edge of the Merchant City and at the top of Candleriggs, was built in 1826. One of the earliest Gothic-Revivalist churches in Scotland, it was tall and narrow in design and had a crypt. The church features a fine array of stained glass dating from 1887-8, 1911 and 1930. The church is associated with John Alexander MacDonald (1815-91), Canada's first Prime Minister, while its graveyard is the final resting place of many of Glasgow's Tobacco Lords and also of David Dale (1739 - 1806), the founder of New Lanark.


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