1 TO 6 (INCLUSIVE NOS) NESS WALK AND 1 AND 3 YOUNG STREET (Ref:35327)
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 6647 4511.
Alexander Ross, 1883-4, Baronial, snecked rubble. 3 storeys
with 4-storey corner block, shopfronts at ground floor
(original at No 3 Ness Walk). Nos 1-6 Ness Walk, 4-bay front,
bipartite windows at 1st floor; at 2nd floor, 1st and 2nd
windows tripartite surmounted by gablets, gablet over 2nd
crowstepped with chimney, 3rd and 4th windows with
gableted dormerheads. Corner block, 2-bay front to Ness Walk,
3rd floor windows with gabletted dormerheads; canted corner
corbelled to square at 2nd floor with granite column at
angle; to Young Street, at 3rd floor, crowstepped gablet
with oriel window and window with gabletted dormerhead.
No 3 Young Street, 2-bay front, right 1st floor window
bipartite, 2nd floor windows with gabletted dormerheads.
A fine example of a Scots Baronial tenement by pre-eminent local architect Alexander Ross, located on a prominent corner site on the W side of the Ness Bridge. It features good quality dormer detailing and the survival of an original shopfront at No 3 Ness Walk is notable.
INVERNESS COURIER, June 23, 1883 (advertisement for tenders)
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