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27 BROADSTONE PARK OAKDENE (Ref:35155)

This building is in the Highland Council and the Inverness Burgh. It is a category B building and was listed on 17/04/1986.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NH 674 453.

Description

Dated 1888. 2-storey Gothic detailed villa, asymmetrically planned on prominent corner site. Main elevations red stugged ashlar with polished yellow dressings. SE elevation with wide gabled bay at right, projecting square 3-light window at ground, 2-light window above underpointed head with initials MR; to left wide canted ground floor window, above tripartite breaking eaves with blind cusped heads set into gable; crests in balustrading over ground floor windows. Porch in SE re-entrant angle, timber with tiled roof and brattishing (latter with sunflower detail). Dormer head above. Projecting gabled bay NE similarly detailed to SE. All gables with cast-iron finials. Slate roof, coped stacks. Banded gatepiers with truncated pyramidal caps, crenellated boundary wall.

Notes

Oakdene is the most elaborate of the houses in Broadstone Park; many of the details are found in the less ambitious neighbours.

References

© Crown copyright, Historic Scotland. All rights reserved. Mapping information derived from Ordnance Survey digital mapping products under Licence No. 100017509 2012 . Data extracted from Scottish Ministers' Statutory List on . Listing applies equally to the whole building or structure at the address set out in bold at the top of the list entry. This includes both the exterior and the interior, whether or not they are mentioned in the 'Information Supplementary to the Statutory List'. Listed building consent is required for all internal and external works affecting the character of the building. The local planning authority is responsible for determining where listed building consent will be required and can also advise on issues of extent or "curtilage" of the listing, which may cover items remote from the main subject of the listing such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. or interior fixtures. All category C(S) listings were revised to category C on 3rd September 2012. This was a non-statutory change. All enquiries relating to proposed works to a listed building or its setting should be addressed to the local planning authority in the first instance. All other enquiries should be addressed to: Listing & Designed Landscapes Team, Historic Scotland, Room G.51, Longmore House, Salisbury Place, EDINBURGH, EH9 1SH. Tel: +44 (0)131 668 8701 / 8705. Fax: +44 (0)131 668 8765. e-mail: hs.listing@scotland.gsi.gov.uk. Web: http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/historicandlistedbuildings.

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