exploring renfrewshire's classic interiors
woodcarving on pew
woodcarving on pew


Coats Memorial Baptist Church, High Street, Paisley


Doors Open Day; Friday afternoon during the summer months

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Hippolyte J. Blanc, architect and photographer

Notes on the Architect/Designer

Hippolyte J. Blanc, an Edinburgh-based architect of French extraction, was the designer of the Coats Memorial Baptist Church. Other works executed in Renfrewshire by him include: Greenbank U.P. Church, Greenock; Woodside House & Lodge and St James U.P. Church, Paisley. Blanc was keen on entering competitions, securing design assignments as a result.