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Bell Street, Methodist Church

A Category B Listed Building in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8667 / 55°52'0"N

Longitude: -3.985 / 3°59'6"W

OS Eastings: 275874

OS Northings: 665503

OS Grid: NS758655

Mapcode National: GBR 00ML.1T

Mapcode Global: WH4QB.RSKX

Entry Name: Bell Street, Methodist Church

Listing Date: 27 March 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356126

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20922

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Airdrie

County: North Lanarkshire

Town: Airdrie

Electoral Ward: Airdrie Central

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Dated 1841. 3-bay, rectangular-plan, plain gabled gothic church. Full-height, pinnacled, engaged columns flanking central entrance bay. Plastered, squared sandstone rubble. Base course. Tall stone-mullioned and transomed, bipartite, traceried pointed-arch windows. Gablet-coped skews, corbelled skewputts.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATIONS: 3-bay. Stopped hoodmoulds to openings. Door to centre, window to gablehead above, continuous cill course, date stone to apex of gable. Flanking engaged cluster columns terminating in pinnacles breaking eaves. Blocked parapet between pinnacles, short column to apex of gable with stone cross finial. Tall flanking windows.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: paired windows. Urn finial to apex of gable.

SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: 3-bay, regular fenestration.

NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: mirror of SE except blocked door to outer right bay.

Diamond-pane leaded glass. Grey slates, lead flashing.

INTERIOR: whitewashed plain, gabled box.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Upgraded to Category B, 23 June 1998.

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