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Latitude: 55.8665 / 55°51'59"N
Longitude: -3.984 / 3°59'2"W
OS Eastings: 275936
OS Northings: 665485
OS Grid: NS759654
Mapcode National: GBR 00ML.8V
Mapcode Global: WH4QB.ST00
Plus Code: 9C7RV288+J9
Entry Name: West Parish Church Of Scotland, Wellwynd, Airdrie
Listing Name: Wellwynd, Former West Parish Church
Listing Date: 4 March 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356125
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20921
Building Class: Cultural
County: North Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Airdrie Central
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Alex Baird, 1834; porch, A MacGregor Mitchell, 1890. 2-storey, 5-bay, rectangular-plan, gabled classical church with central bell tower and cupola. Squared and tooled yellow sandstone. Regular fenestration. Base course, architraved openings.
E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 5-bay, full-height Tuscan pilasters flanking outer bays. Small gabled entrance porch to centre. Moulded pedimented gable with inscribed panel to centre: ERECTED BY FRIENDS OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND 1834. 3-stage bell tower at apex: square-plan 1st stage; battered to octagonal 2nd stage, louvered openings; canted 3rd stage terminating in cupola with cast-iron, weathervane to apex.
W (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen 2001.
N (SIDE) ELEVATION: 5-bay, regular fenestration.
S (SIDE) ELEVATION: mirror of N.
Plate glass replacement windows. Grey slates, lead flashing.
INTERIOR: plain galleried interior, woodwork replaced with gothic scheme by A MacGregor Mitchell, 1890.
Period similarities with St Margaret's RC church (see separate listing). Currently owned by the Council.
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