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95 Glamis Road, Langlands, Including Offices, Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

A Category B Listed Building in Forfar, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.6397 / 56°38'23"N

Longitude: -2.9012 / 2°54'4"W

OS Eastings: 344822

OS Northings: 750131

OS Grid: NO448501

Mapcode National: GBR VM.4N30

Mapcode Global: WH7QL.DCPR

Entry Name: 95 Glamis Road, Langlands, Including Offices, Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 5 October 1999

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393844

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46515

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Forfar

County: Angus

Town: Forfar

Electoral Ward: Forfar and District

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Early to earlier 20th century. 2-storey and attic, 5-bay, English 17th century classical house with single storey pavilions and attached offices. Harl with contrasting red brick details. Base, 1st floor cill and eaves lintel courses, and eaves cornice. Segmental- and round-headed openings; keystones; timber transoms and mullions.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 5 windows to each floor (those to ground taller, 4-light transoms) of projecting centre bays below swept and piended roof with 3 original, similarly-roofed, tile-hung dormer windows; flanking, set-back pavilions with keystoned, round- headed, part-glazed, 2-leaf door with

sunburst-astragalled fanlight to left and similarly-detailed window to right.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: asymmetrical elevation with door in bay to left of centre at ground, window to outer left and further window to outer right; tall round-headed stair window with adjacent flanking smaller narrow lights to right of centre, and 2 window to left at 1st floor. Pavilion to outer right with broad segmental-headed keystoned arch leading to door on return to left. Offices (see below) adjoining to outer left.

NW ELEVATION: ground floor with projecting pavilion with 3 keystoned, round-headed windows, and 4-light transomed window to recessed face at outer right; french window to outer left at 1st floor, further window to outer right and broad brick chimney breast projecting to centre with dominant panelled wallhead stack above cornice.

SE ELEVATION: window to each floor at outer left bay, and ground floor pavilion clasping further projecting office range (see below); brick stack to centre as NW elevation.

Multi-pane, leaded casement windows (square-pane, radial patttern to arch-heads); decoratively-astragalled coloured glass to stair window and flanking lights. Red tiles to roof and swept eaves, deeply overhanging. Large wallhead brick stacks with panelling and keystoned round-arch detailing, corbelled copes and full complement of cans.

INTERIOR: not seen (1999).

OFFICES: single storey, rectangular-plan, piend-roofed range adjoining house at SE.

SW ELEVATION: 2 transomed 4-light windows in slightly recessed bay to right of pavilion (see above).

SE ELEVATION: asymmetrical elevation with variety of elements including slightly advanced piended bay to right.

Multi-pane, leaded, top-opening windows to SW; 8-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows to SE. Red tiles.

BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS AND GATES: flat-coped, harl and brick boundary walls with square-section brick piers and decorative ironwork gates.

Statement of Interest

The classical strain of the design reflects the period fashion for English 17th century classical revival work, as practised on the east coast by Mills & Shepherd, and south of the border by Raymond Erith and Clough William Ellis.

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