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1-11 (ODD NOS) TOMNAHURICH STREET (Ref:46542)

This building is in the Highland Council and the Inverness Burgh. It is a category C building and was listed on 13/12/1999.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NH 6640 4509.

Description

Dated 1898 with later alterations. Near-symmetrical, 3-storey, 12-bay gabled tenement forming end of terrace with shops at ground. Squared and snecked tooled cream sandstone; ashlar dressings. Base course in part; corniced shop fronts. Chamfered margins to 1st and 2nd floor openings; chamfered cills.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: glazed shop fronts at ground with dentilled cornices in part; timber pilasters with consoled brackets dividing bays. Upper floors comprising 5 2-bay decorative gable ends breaking eaves with single windows in all bays at 1st floor;

single windows aligned in all bays at 2nd floor flanking projecting, corbel-bracketed apex stacks; dated stone at centre. Single windows at both floors in bay to outer right. Single windows at both floors in chamfered corner bay to outer left.

NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: 2-storey with attic gable end with bipartite windows centred at 1st and 2nd floors; oculus centred in stepped gablehead. Chamfered corner bay to outer right.

Plate glass shop windows at ground; some 4-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows at upper floors; some modern windows. Grey slate roofs. Coped sandstone stacks; circular cans.

INTERIORS: not seen 1999.

Notes

A prominently sited block, to the SW of the Ness Bridge. The corniced shop fronts, corbelled stacks and decorative gables are particularly notable.

References

Ordnance Survey map, 1866 (not evident). Ordnance Survey map, 1905 (evident).

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