Basic Site Details

Name: Magdala
Town, district or village: West Ferry
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Built in the grounds of Taypark (see separate entry).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Taypark Built on grounds of Taypark

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Magdala/32, Dundee RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119291930  


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Bruce, Son & MortonArchitectural practiceA19291930 
Item 2 of 3George Christie MortonArchitectA19291930 
Item 3 of 3James Prain BruceArchitectA19291930 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Urquhart, Lord Provost JamesDied mid-1930 before the completion of the house


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Dundee Courier and Advertiser1 August 1930  Obituary of Sir James Urquhart, the client

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm) Book 73, pp94-97
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25928 
Item 3 of 3Trevor Black Architects InvergordonTrevor Black Drawing Archive 11 sheets drawings, record 39, roll 13 - 'distinctive butterfly plan'