In March of this year, Historic Environment Scotland listed the Steading as Category A, meeting the criteria of special architectural or historic interest for reasons that include:
An entirely original artistic interior of sculpted wood fixtures and fittings of outstanding design and craftsmanship which is considered to display artist Tim Stead s best work.Historic Environment Scotland
The only domestic scheme, wholly conceived and completed by Stead for himself, that is largely unaltered since his death and which will remain unrivalled in his body of work.
The largest and unique collection/archive of the artist s work, that is crucial to understanding his artistic theory.
For more details, the listing documents can be viewed by following this link.