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Broomknoll Street, Broomknoll Parish Church, Church of Scotland

A Category C Listed Building in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8651 / 55°51'54"N

Longitude: -3.9809 / 3°58'51"W

OS Eastings: 276126

OS Northings: 665325

OS Grid: NS761653

Mapcode National: GBR 00MM.YC

Mapcode Global: WH4QB.TVH2

Entry Name: Broomknoll Street, Broomknoll Parish Church, Church of Scotland

Listing Date: 21 March 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395971

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48544

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Airdrie

County: North Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Airdrie Central

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James Davidson, 1888. T-plan, gothic church, gabled with aisle projections, embattled entrance tower to N. Square and snecked yellow sandstone. Base course, continuous stringcourse to gallery windows, eaves course. Stopped hoodmoulds to lancet windows, chamfered reveals.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: gabled nave to centre; small, square-headed door to centre flanked by paired small lancets; battered string course above; 3 square-headed windows with stepped hoodmoulds to gallery; large 4-light geometric traceried clerestorey window, continuous hoodmould; stone cross to apex of gable. Clasped buttress to outer left terminating in gablet pinnacle breaking eaves. Bay to left: large pointed-arch door to centre, continuous cill-height string course to 2nd stage. Slightly advanced, entrance tower to bay to right: large pointed-arch entrance to centre; 2-leaf, timber panelled door; double chamfered reveal with fleuron carving, raised nook shafts with crocketed capitals, low-relief carved group to gablehead. 2-light traceried window to 2nd stage. Corbelled, embattled parapet with pinnacled bartizans.

W (REAR) ELEVATION: modern, single storey flat-roofed addition.

N (SIDE) ELEVATION: 5-bay; square-headed bipartite windows to ground, tall gallery lancets, clasped buttresses. Advanced gabled bay of entrance tower to outer left: small window to ground, lancet to 2nd stage, blind quatrefoil to gablehead.

S (SIDE) ELEVATION: mirror of N except clasped buttress terminating in pinnacle breaking eaves to left corner of advanced gabled bay to outer right.

Square-pane leaded glass. Painted to E elevation. Grey slates, crested ridge tiles. Saw-tooth coping to skews and buttresses. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: plain galleried interior.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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