History in Structure

Pavilion, Baxter Park, Dundee

A Category A Listed Building in Maryfield, Dundee

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 56.4722 / 56°28'19"N

Longitude: -2.9508 / 2°57'2"W

OS Eastings: 341523

OS Northings: 731521

OS Grid: NO415315

Mapcode National: GBR ZD2.QV

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.NL26

Plus Code: 9C8VF2CX+VM

Entry Name: Pavilion, Baxter Park, Dundee

Listing Name: Baxter Park Pavilion, Steps, Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 12 July 1963

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361135

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24992

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361135

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

Tagged with: Pavilion

Find accommodation in


G H Stokes 1859-63, layout Sir Joseph Paxton. Italian Renaissance pavilion.

S ELEVATION: 5-bay open loggia with consoled keyblocked arches resting on clusters of 4 Roman Doric columns, coupled in dead elevation; extends as Venetian features into square corner pavilions which have coupled Ionic pilasters at angles and plain blind arches on E and W fronts glazing now boarded over. Balustraded parapets, end pavilions rise higher with conical finials on sculptured plinths.

Arcaded back wall and lower outshots in re-entrant agnles. Central niche in loggia.

Steps on axis, dies bearing cast-iron urns top and bottom. Balustrade missing. Low coped boundary walls to park, railings missing except at Wortley Place. Square ashlar gatepiers to Arbroath Road. Cast iron over-arch. Gates missing.

Statement of Interest

Niche contained marble statue of Sir David Baxter by Sir John Steel, 1863, now in McManus Galleries. Sir David Baxter bart of Kilmaron (of Baxter Brothers, Dens Works) and his two sisters presented the 37 acre Baxter park to the city, the cost said to be about $50,000. It opened on 9 September 1863.

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.