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MAYFIELD ROAD, THE ISOBEL FRASER HOME OF RESTLB43490

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 12/06/1996

Location

  • Local Authority: Highland
  • Planning Authority: Highland
  • Burgh: Inverness

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NH 66838 44650
  • Coordinates: 266838, 844650

Description

Leslie Grahame Thomson, 1936, as a home of rest. Symmetrical splay- planned block in Traditionalist/post- Lorimerian Classical style. White smooth-rendered with small-paned casements. Comprises flat-roofed low wings (in one of which is the main entrance) splayed out from behind centre 2-storey block which has steep-pitched tiled roof, upper windows cut through eaves; on (SW) garden front, balconied doorway in shaped centre gable at staircase half-landing; 1959 conservatory beneath (donated by Mr and Mrs James Allan); chimney stacks also post- Lorimerian. Plain and elegant interior with full-length corridors; staircase newel posts with sculptured tops.

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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.

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