Listed Building

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THE BIELDLB15593

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
06/03/1979
Local Authority
Moray
Planning Authority
Moray
Parish
Spynie
NGR
NJ 19281 62653
Coordinates
319281, 862653

Description

James B Dunn, 1930-32. Scottish Renaissance details.

Substantial 2-storey and attic house with N entrance front

and S facing main elevation. Mixed bullfaced rubble, tooled

ashlar dressings.

Entrance at N in rear centre slightly projecting gabled bay

with service entrance left (E) screened by round-arched

balustraded service court and to right (W) built-in double

garage with plank doors and long wrought thistle finialled

iron hinges.

4-bay S front with set back 2-storey wing (garage with

library above) at W and single storey and attic service

range at E. Centre arcaded loggia framed by 2 round-headed

arches supported by squat columns after manner of Elgin High

Street 17th century merchant houses; pair of

segmental-headed gabletted dormers break wallhead above.

Advanced and gabled flanking bays with ground and 1st floor

tripartites.

Multi-pane sashes with plate glass lower lights in front

windows. Most angles rounded and corbelled out at 1st floor

height. Wallhead and ridge stacks; crowsteps; graded Banffshire

slate roof; stone ridges.

INTERIOR: small entrance lobby leads into large stairhall

with drawing room (right) and dining room (left). Drawing

room divided from hall by removable panels. Oak staircase

with plain balusters leads to 1st floor landing, partially

lined with cupboards with pannelled wooden doors. Top lit

billiard room in attic. Simple moulded wooden chimneypieces

with tiled slips (?Derbyshire marble in drawing rooms);

panelled doors; brass door furniture; simple moulded ceiling

cornices; parquet floors.

Statement of Special Interest

Royal Scottish Academy (1930), No 573 and (1931), No 581.

Further information by courtesy the original owners.

References

Bibliography

Royal Scottish Academy (1930), No 573 and (1931), No 581.

Further information by courtesy the original owners.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

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