Listed Building

The only legal part of the listing under the Planning (Listing Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing – see 'About Listed Buildings' below for more information. The further details below the 'Address/Name of Site' are provided for information purposes only.

Address/Name of Site

BROOMKNOLL STREET, BROOMKNOLL PARISH CHURCH, CHURCH OF SCOTLANDLB48544

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
21/03/2002
Local Authority
North Lanarkshire
Planning Authority
North Lanarkshire
Burgh
Airdrie
NGR
NS 76126 65325
Coordinates
276126, 665325

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 Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

References

Bibliography

A Peden, THE MONKLANDS AN ILLUSTRATED ARCHITECTURAL GUIDE, 1992, p 15. G Thompson, AIRDRIE, A BRIEF HISTORICAL SKETCH, 1971.

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Other than the name or address of a listed building, further details are provided for information purposes only. Historic Environment Scotland does not accept any liability for any loss or damage suffered as a consequence of inaccuracies in the information provided. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

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