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This building is in the Highland Council and the Inverness Burgh. It is a category B building and was listed on 15/06/1981.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NH 6670 4525.


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, 1878

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