Basic Site Details

Name: Mayfield
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Information David Baxter of Johnston & Baxter and from manuscript notes by William Gauldie, made c.1954, and other recollections communicated verbally.

Cost of alterations c.1911: 3,600.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Mayfield HostelYesHostel from 1914 for teacher training

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hostel  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Arbroath RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2Mayfield Hostel, Broughty Ferry RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518661867 Original building
Item 2 of 5May 1866  Drawings dated for Peddie & Kinnear work
Item 3 of 5c. 1911  Alterations
Item 4 of 51932  Alterations?
Item 5 of 51960s Alterations and additionsLandscaping


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 11Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA18661867Supervised by Alexander Johnston
Item 2 of 11John Dick PeddieArchitectA18661867Supervised by Alexander Johnston
Item 3 of 11Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA18661867Supervised by Alexander Johnston
Item 4 of 11Alexander JohnstonArchitect 18681870Supervised building of the Peddie & Kinnear design
Item 5 of 11David SharpeArchitectBc. 1911 As chief assistant to Thomas Martin Cappon
Item 6 of 11Thomas Martin CapponArchitectBc. 1911  
Item 7 of 11David SharpeArchitectC1932 New block
Item 8 of 11Gauldie Hardie & SharpeArchitectural practiceC1932 New block
Item 9 of 11William GauldieArchitectC1932 New block
Item 10 of 11Gauldie, Hardie, Wright & NeedhamArchitectural practiceG1960s(?) Landscaping
Item 11 of 11George CruickshankArchitectG1960s Landscaping


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Mollison, Francis 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1British Association1912Handbook and Guide to Dundee and District British Association (Dundee meeting, 1912)pp222-8

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm)  
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1860/25/1
Item 3 of 4RCAHMSGeorge Cruickshank Collection14082 
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Sharpe: L v25 no2091