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Off Perth Road, Geddes Quadrangle, Peters Building, University of Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4575 / 56°27'27"N

Longitude: -2.981 / 2°58'51"W

OS Eastings: 339636

OS Northings: 729919

OS Grid: NO396299

Mapcode National: GBR Z8R.M4

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.5YQG

Entry Name: Off Perth Road, Geddes Quadrangle, Peters Building, University of Dundee

Listing Date: 4 February 1965

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361483

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25285

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: West End

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

John Donald Mills and Godfrey D B Shepherd, dated 1909. 2-storey and attic, rectangular-plan, 3-bay, classically-detailed electrical engineering laboratory. Cream ashlar ground floor and dressings, red ashlar 1st floor, bull-faced snecked pink rubble to sides and rear, grey slate platform roof; later brick addition to rear. Base course, band course at 1st floor, modillioned eaves, octagonal ventilator with round-headed louvred openings and finialled ogival roof. Single and tripartite multi-pane sash and case windows, segmental-headed multi-pane to S and E elevations ground floor, modern out-of-character box dormers.

S (FRONT) ELEVATION: 2-leaf multi-pane glazed door to slightly advanced bay at centre with moulded and corniced doorcase, approached by flight of steps with decorative wrought-iron railings, cartouche panel over door inscribed "The Peters Electrical Engineering Laboratory 1909", tripartite window at 1st floor in recessed panel, open segmental pediment with date panel rising from wallhead; single window to ground

floor left and right, tripartites to 1st; dormer.

W ELEVATION: single window to ground floor centre flanked by bipartites, 3 windows to 1st floor, fire escape to window at left, dormer.

E ELEVATION: 3 windows to left, bipartite to right, tripartite to 1st floor, large cross-window to right, dormer.

N ELEVATION: original elevation masked by later addition.

INTERIOR: not seen.

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