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Broomknoll Street, Monklands District Council Housing Department

A Category C Listed Building in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8646 / 55°51'52"N

Longitude: -3.98 / 3°58'48"W

OS Eastings: 276183

OS Northings: 665265

OS Grid: NS761652

Mapcode National: GBR 00NM.4J

Mapcode Global: WH4QB.TVYH

Entry Name: Broomknoll Street, Monklands District Council Housing Department

Listing Date: 19 April 1993

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356149

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20938

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Airdrie

County: North Lanarkshire

Town: Airdrie

Electoral Ward: Airdrie Central

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Alexander McGregor Mitchell, 1900. 2-storey, 6-bay, rectangular-plan, mixed classical and Jacobethan style, gabled civic building. Prominent Dutch gable to outer right bay bearing Airdrie coat-of-arms. Squared and snecked red sandstone with ashlar margins. Base course, continuous ground and 1st floor cill courses, projecting cornice, blocking course. Blocked margins to arched openings at ground floor, plain margins to upper floor.

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: panelled door to 2nd bay from left, semicircular arched fanlight, flanking pilasters supporting projecting pediment,round-arched flanking windows. Bipartite, stone mullioned window above door, canted corner turret with octagonal roof to outer left. Canted corbelled oriel window left of centre. Stone steps to broad 2-leaf modern entrance doors to 5th bay, semicircular fanlight; Corinthian columns supporting consoled segmentally-arched canopy, scrollwork carving to consoles and spandrels; flanked by segmentally-arched tripartite windows, pilastered stone mullions. Window above door on upper storey; flanked by stepped, stone mullioned tripartite windows. Over-sized Dutch gable to outer right bay bearing massive carved Airdrie coat-of-arms.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen 2001.

N (SIDE) ELEVATION: blind gable end.

S (SIDE) ELEVATION: blind gable end.

Plate glass sash and case windows. Grey slates, lead flashing. Broad, coped and bracketed gable and ridge stacks. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

Statement of Interest

Originally built for the Airdrie and Coatbridge Water Company

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