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Latitude: 55.8876 / 55°53'15"N
Longitude: -3.8903 / 3°53'25"W
OS Eastings: 281867
OS Northings: 667666
OS Grid: NS818676
Mapcode National: GBR 108C.K9
Mapcode Global: WH4QD.68RT
Entry Name: Caldercruix, Main Street, Longriggend and Meadowfield Church Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 19 April 1993
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353577
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19254
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Old Monkland
County: North Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Airdrie North
Parish: Old Monkland
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
A McGregor Mitchell, 1890. Rectangular-plan gothic church. Snecked cream sandstone rubble, ashlar dressings, plain red tile roof. Base course, moulded eaves course, ashlar-coped skews with skewputts, buttressed nave and gable. Squat 3-stage tower at SW angle, 3-light louvered belfry apertures to 3rd stage at S and W elevations, crowstepped pediments at parapet with blocked aperture and finialled octagonal pinnacles at angles. Pointed windows, trefoil-headed to ground floor front elevation and belfry apertures.
S GABLE: door to tower at left with pointed-arch doorcase, multiple-moulded to head, circular opening above, narrow 2nd stage blank, belfry apertures to 3rd stage; central bay slightly advanced to right, 3-light window to ground floor, geometric-traceried window to gallery, vesica above, Celtic-cross finial; slightly recessed bay to right with 2-light window.
E ELEVATION: pointed-arch doorway within pedimented doorpiece to left, 5 windows to right. W ELEVATION: tower to right, window to 1st stage with narrow window above, belfry apertures to 3rd stage; 5 windows to left. N GABLE: single storey vestry.
INTERIOR: not seen
GATEPIER AND BOUNDARY WALL: 2 capped and panelled gatepiers, coped snecked rubble boundary wall.
The church was built largely through the benevolence of the Craig family of Caldercruix Mills.