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Latitude: 55.8675 / 55°52'3"N
Longitude: -3.983 / 3°58'58"W
OS Eastings: 276002
OS Northings: 665596
OS Grid: NS760655
Mapcode National: GBR 00ML.GH
Mapcode Global: WH4QB.SSH7
Plus Code: 9C7RV298+2Q
Entry Name: Wellwynd Church, Wellwynd, Airdrie
Listing Name: Wellwynd, Wellwynd Church, Church of Scotland
Listing Date: 27 March 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356127
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20923
Building Class: Cultural
County: North Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Airdrie Central
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
1847. 3-bay, symmetrical, rectangular-plan, plain gabled gothic church. Pinnacles linked by quatrefoil balustrade to front. ashlar to Yellow ashlar sandstone, squared and snecked to sides and rear. Base course. Lancet windows, chamfered reveals.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: stopped hoodmoulds to openings. Central bay flanked by stepped clasped buttresses terminating in pinnacles breaking eaves. Pointed arch entrance to centre, roll-moulded, chamfered reveal; string course above; stone mullioned tripartite window above; triangular panel to gable head; quatrefoil balustrade. Flanking tall lancets. Diagonal buttresses to outer bays.
N (REAR) ELEVATION: small arrow slit to gablehead, 2-storey, 3-bay, harled lean-to addition.
E (SIDE) ELEVATION: 4-bay, tall lancets except small window to ground to outer right bay.
W (SIDE) ELEVATION: mirror of E.
Modern, geometrically patterned, coloured glass. Grey slates, lead flashing. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: dentil-moulded plasterwork cornice, timber panelled gallery supported upon cast-iron columns with foliate capitals and scrollwork soffit. Segmentally-arched organ recess, chamfered returns, foliate corbels supporting arch springing.
Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Replaced Airdrie's first parish church of 1789.
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