5 CULDUTHEL ROAD ARDKEEN TOWER (Ref:35196)
This building is in the Highland Council and the
It is a category B building and was listed on 21/05/1971.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NH 066 044.
1834-36, classical; additions and alterations, Alexander F
Mackenzie, 1902 and 1906. Originally L-plan with
single-storey 3 bay arms linked by recessed one-bay quadrants
to oval block at heel of the L. Oval block at heel fronted
with pedimented tetrastyle Roman Doric portico (now glazed)
and surmounted by octagonal base on which stands pilastered
and domed circular observatory tower with segmental-arched
windows. In 1902-6, a canted bay window added at the front of
each arm; east wing raised to 2 storeys: at rear, open
angle of the L-plan filled with a 2-storey block, harled with
ashlar dressings, with a slightly raised tower feature at
main entrance. Internally, oval room (now open into portico)
with original chimney piece of 1834-6.
Built as the Inverness United Charities Institution to house
the Inverness Juvenile Female School, the Ladies' Female
Work Society and the Inverness Infant School. Converted
into a private house at end of 19th century.
NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT, xiv, 16; (George Cameron) A HISTORY
AND DESCRIPTION OF THE TOWN OF INVERNESS (1847), 70;
INVERNESS COURIER May 13, 1902; INVERNESS COURIER May 11,
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