21 AND 23 HIGH STREET AND 1-21 (ODD NUMBERS ONLY) LOMBARD STREET, AND BARON TAYLOR'S STREET (Ref:35253)
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.
Matthews & Lawrie, 1878-9. Flemish Baronial, ashlar, 3 storeys and attic. 5-bay front to High Street, modern shopfronts flanking pend at ground floor, 1st floor windows set in shouldered-arched recesses borne on slender columns with foliated capitals; 2nd floor windows architraved with centre window framed by engaged columns with foliated capitals, borne on corbels and surmounted by gablet ornamented with carved Royal Arms and surmounted by circular coped chimney finial. Circular angle turrets, corbelled out from wall at 2nd floor with crosslet openings at attic level and finished with conical fish-scale slated roofs with wrought-iron finials. 2 dormers. Parapet with curvilinear crenellations. N front (to Lombard Street) 3- bays, 3 dormers. W front (to Lombard Street) linked to N front by canted angle bay with turret corbelled out from wall, turret circular at 2nd floor, octagonal roof, fish-scale slated with wrought-iron finial. W front, 3 storeys and attic. 11 bays, shops at ground floor; corbelled rope-moulded string course at 1st floor; 2nd, 6th and 10th of 2nd floor windows surmounted by chimneyed gablets, other windows at 2nd floor surmounted by segmental pediments with urn finials. NW angle chamfered with circular angle turret, conical fish-scale slated roof. N front (to Baron Taylor's Street), 2-bay original shopfront ground floor, attic window with cornice and strapwork.
INVERNESS COURIER Jun 13, 1878; May 22, 1878; Oct 9,
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