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Listed Building

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


Status: Designated


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  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 15/06/1981


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

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNH 66682 45335
  • Coordinates266682, 845335


W L Carruthers, 1901-02. Free renaissance, Moray freestone

ashlar with base of Aberdeen grey granite, channelled ground

floor. 3 storeys and attic, Union Street front, 5 bays with

centre 3 slightly recessed; at ground floor round arched and

keyblocked centre windows recessed behind engaged columns

with polished granite shafts; at end bays doorpieces with

lugged architraves and segmental pediments; at 1st floor,

windows segmental-arched, mullioned and transomed, with

heavily rusticated lugged architraves; windows at 2nd

floor bipartite recessed behind columns and pier

mullions; at attic, 3 segmental headed wallhead dormer

gablets, centre higher with tripartite window surmounted by

oculus, outer gablets with bipartite windows, 10-bay

front to Drummond Street similar to Union Street front but

with modern shopfronts at Nos 3, 7 and 9 and all gablets the

same as centre gablet to Union Street. Bracketted cornice.

Mansard roof covered with green Westmoreland slates.

Interior of bank contains coffered ceiling.

Statement of Special Interest

Built for Royal Bank of Scotland on site of Union Street

U.P. Church.



INVERNESS COURIER Aug 20, 1901, Dec 16, 1902

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Listed Buildings

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest and these are selected according to criteria published in the, Annex 2, pp74-76.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Enquiries relating to works to listed buildings should be made to the local authority in the first instance. Listed building consent is required for works which a local authority considers will affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest and local authorities also decide if listed building consent is required.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The local authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see

Legislation introduced on 1 October 2015 allows us to state that: an object or structure fixed to the listed building; any object or structure within the curtilage of the listed building; and, any part or feature of the listed building that is not of architectural or historic interest may be excluded from a listing. If part of your building is not listed under the new legislation, the part will be excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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