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Anderson House is a Grade 1 site, which is of historical importance

ANDERSON HOUSE

This house is located in Anderson road at Nungambakkam


In the past it was the residence of Dr.Anderson
Now it is the officers club of State Bank of India

This building was called as "Pycrofts Garden" in the past.
Dr. James Anderson, the constructor of this house was a Physician and a great botanist. Here he maintained a beautiful botanical garden. He died in 1809. This building changed hands to Gen. George Garrow, an accountant. Then it became the office of collages of Fort St. George after 1827. Now it is residence of British Deputy High Commissioner. This is a typical British bunglow, built with central room structure, veranpahs in four sides and with a colonaded portico in front.

This building was built with bricks and plaster in walls. The flooring is made of cement. The roof structure is constructed with Madras Terrace, Mangalore tiles. The openings are wood lintels. The decorative features include Mangalore tiled roof and twin ionic columned porch.

This house is dated way back to late 18th century

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