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Latitude: 55.8933 / 55°53'35"N
Longitude: -4.043 / 4°2'34"W
OS Eastings: 272335
OS Northings: 668569
OS Grid: NS723685
Mapcode National: GBR 0069.H8
Mapcode Global: WH4Q9.V4YG
Entry Name: Glenboig Church of Scotland
Listing Date: 3 May 1990
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353431
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19137
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Old Monkland
County: North Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Gartcosh, Glenboig and Moodiesburn
Parish: Old Monkland
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
George Arthur of Airdrie, 1890-1. Gothic Revival church in early English style. Gabled front to street. Squared and snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; band course strings/hoodmoilds to front buttressed elevations.
W ELEVATION: nave and aisles front, centre doorway; moulded surround with single nookshafts and bell capitals, boarded double door with decorative cast-iron hinges. 2 narrowlancets flanking, window above of 3 stepped lancets, gabled and finialled ashlar bellcote to gablehead. 4-bay N and S flanks; tall lancet windows separated by buttresses. Widely spaced lancet windows in E gable flank pulpit.
INTERIOR: ceiled collar-beam roof with 4 arched brace beams; laminated pitch pine with pierced ornament and moulded corbels. Gallery at front gable, pulpit opposite, furnishings all yellow pine. Stained glass to W by Sadie F McLellan, 1975. Organ by Ingram of Edinburgh, 1841.
Ecclesiastical building in use as such. The first minister, Rev. Alexander Tait, raised the parish from a mission to a full charge, and raised money for the building of a new church and manse. The church merged with Gartcosh as the Glenboig Parish churches in 1985. Glenboig is similar to the church at Longriggend, also by George Arthur, 1891.
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