BANK STREET AND FRASER STREET, ST COLUMBA HIGH CHURCH (Ref:35150)
This building is in the Highland Council and the
It is a category B building and was listed on 15/06/1981.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NH 066 045.
Mackenzie & Matthews, 1850-52. Perpendicular detail, coursed
rubble with ashlar dressings. 4-bay nave and aisles. Gable
front to Bank Street; gable of nave contains 4-centred arch
under Tudor hoodmould with above 4-light window; at right,
end of south-east aisle has pointed-arched door under
hoodmould with above cusped lancet, at left, 4-stage tower
with octagonal spire, tower having diagonal buttresses,
gableted clock-tower paired pointed arches to belfry and
parapet. Spire originally supported by flying buttresses
from angles of tower. At north-east end of church, transeptal
sanctuary added, John Rhind, 1866. Interior restored after
fire, Leslie Grahame Macdougall, circa 1945; south-west
gallery; stained glass rose window by Gordon Webster.
Built as the Free High Church replacing a church of 1843.
Ecclesiastical building in use as such.
ANNALS OF THE FREE CHURCH, ed. Ewing, 208; INVERNESS COURIER.
March 20, 1851; INVERNESS ADVERTISER, July 8, 1851; INVERNESS
ADVERTISER Feb. 2 and Nov. 27, 1866; William Glasham, "Old
Houses and Churches", THE HUB OF THE HIGHLANDS, 173; Alexander
Mackenzie GUIDE TO INVERNESS (1903); and information courtesy
of Buildings of Scotland Research Unit.
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