Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.

54-60 (EVEN NUMBERS ONLY) HIGH STREETReference: LB35259

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 22/12/1976

Location

  • Local Authority: Highland
  • Planning Authority: Highland
  • Burgh: Inverness

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNH 66803 45260
  • Coordinates266803, 845260

Description

1841-4, classic, ashlar. 3 storeys. 3-bay centre with 1st

and 2nd floors recessed with giant Ionic distyle in antis

order; 1st floor windows corniced and with panelled aprons.

Centre linked by slightly recessed narrow 1 window wide bays

to broad 1-window wide end bays with 1st floor windows

having consoled cornices and panelled aprons. Arcaded

ground floor at centre; modern shopfronts at ends.

Cornice and blocking course.

Statement of Special Interest

Built as Post Office and two shops.

References

Bibliography

INVERNESS COURIER, September 1841; Alexander Mackenzie GUIDE

TO INVERNESS (1903); George Cameron A HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION

OF THE TOWN OF INVERNESS (1847), 71

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Listed Buildings

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