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55 Forfar Road, Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Maryfield, Dundee

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4794 / 56°28'45"N

Longitude: -2.9519 / 2°57'6"W

OS Eastings: 341464

OS Northings: 732329

OS Grid: NO414323

Mapcode National: GBR ZCY.W0

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.MDJN

Plus Code: 9C8VF2HX+Q6

Entry Name: 55 Forfar Road, Dundee

Listing Name: 53, 55 Forfar Road, with Gatepiers Garden Walls, and Railings to Garages

Listing Date: 12 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361525

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25311

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

W G Lamond 1905. Semi-detached Arts and Crafts single-storey bungalow. Red rock-faced rubble with battered base.

W elevation symmetrical. Central twin gabled advanced timber mullioned and transomed bays. Harled tympanum. Square turrets with curvilinear parapet and stamen finial flanking gables. Door recessed beneath overhanging eaves. Slit windows. Tall tapered wallhead stacks. Projecting angle pavilions, 3-light to front and to side with ogee roofs and stamen finial with metal spike.

Piended slate roof with tiled ridges. Original glazing pattern, with stained and leaded upper lights to transomed windows.

Interior: low ceilings, grooved wood panelling and delicate arches.

Low rock-faced rubble boundary wall. 2 pairs of battered ashlar gatepiers with domical caps, 1 missing. Art Nouveau stamen-type wrought-iron railings on rubble-built walls to garages to S.

Statement of Interest

Built for J H langlands, architect and employer of W G Lamond.

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