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Claverhouse Road or Mansion Drive, Mansion House

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4937 / 56°29'37"N

Longitude: -2.962 / 2°57'43"W

OS Eastings: 340868

OS Northings: 733929

OS Grid: NO408339

Mapcode National: GBR ZBQ.XX

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.G1RN

Entry Name: Claverhouse Road or Mansion Drive, Mansion House

Listing Date: 12 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361286

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25116

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: North East

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Style of James Black circa 1830-40, extended to E in similar style late 19th/early 20th century. 2-storey villa, harled rubble with ashlar margins.

S ELEVATION: 4-bay, originally 3-bay; end bays bowed with ground floor ashlar canted windows. Off-centre architraved doorpiece with bipartite to right. Verandah with valence on two cast-iron columns. 4 single lights over.

Piended slate roof, conical over bows, with overhanging eaves. Twin canted dormers. 3 margined gable-end stacks, 1 now a ridge stack.

Windows sash and case, 2 and 4-pane glazing pattern.

Conservatory at E gable with bowed end. Roof panes replaced by plastic sheeting circa 1980.

Statement of Interest

Home of Dr Henry Boase, mathematician, chemist and managing partner of the Claverhouse Bleachfield Co, later Messrs Boase and Co Ltd. Subdivided and boundaries altered.

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