St Peter’s, Cardross Book

Published by Historic Environment Scotland and sold through the SCRAN website. Please click here to be redirected to the SCRAN website to purchase the book.

In this landmark book, Diane Watters looks at the history of a structure that emerged out of an innovative phase of postwar Catholic church building. She traces the story of an architectural failure which morphed into a tragic modernist myth. This is a historian’s account of the real story of St Peter’s: an exploration of how one of Scotland’s most singular buildings became one of its most troubled – and most celebrated.

Across 54 pages of imagery of St Peter’s and the globally publicised Hinterland event, Angus Farquhar recounts how his public art organisation NVA came to play the key role in the renewal of St Peter’s.

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