Listed Building

The only legal part of the listing under the Planning (Listing Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing – see 'About Listed Buildings' below for more information. The further details below the 'Address/Name of Site' are provided for information purposes only.

Address/Name of Site

38 NORTH LINDSAY STREET, 8-12 (EVEN NOS) SOUTH WARD ROAD, FORMER HALLEY BROTHERS' WORKSLB25489

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
30/03/1995
Local Authority
Dundee
Planning Authority
Dundee
Burgh
Dundee
NGR
NO 39986 30222
Coordinates
339986, 730222

Description

H and F Thomson, 1909, extended to S in similar style 1914. 4-storey, 15-bay factory building with 5-bay return gable to South Ward Road. Stugged and snecked pinkish sandstone rubble, bull-faced base course, ashlar dressings, red brick to rear, grey slate roof. Base course, moulded cill course to 1st floor linked to keystoned and moulded round-headed arches of 2-storey windows at impost level, moulded cill course to 3rd floor, wallhead course; tripartite windows with 8-pane timber sash and case glazing, 8-pane to ground floor, large 2-storey tripartite transomed and mullioned round-headed windows to ground

floor.

FRONT ELEVATION: symmetrical; each group of 3 bays comprising 2-storey round-headed window to centre flanked by windows to left and right at each floor, 3 windows to 2nd and 3rd floors; sliding door to vehicle entrance at outer left and right bays (now blocked to outer right).

SOUTH WARD ROAD ELEVATION: 4-storey, 2-bay block to left with sliding door and window to ground floor, tripartite and bipartite window to each upper floor; 3-storey, 3-bay block to right with 2 doors and bipartite window to ground floor, 3 windows to each upper floor.

REAR ELEVATION: asymmetrical, but with regular fenestration pattern (windows blocked), block to left slightly higher at this elevation, truncated chimney stalk to centre of main block at right.

INTERIOR: not seen.

Statement of Special Interest

This building presents an imposing facade to North Lindsay Street and with Nos 26-36 North Lindsay Street forms an important streetscape. Built for Halley Brothers Ltd, makers of hackle and card coverings for the jute trade.

References

Bibliography

McKean and Walker (1993), p58; Dundee ADPs, book 51, pp43-5, book 59, pp6-7.

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Other than the name or address of a listed building, further details are provided for information purposes only. Historic Environment Scotland does not accept any liability for any loss or damage suffered as a consequence of inaccuracies in the information provided. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

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