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Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.


Status: Designated


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  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 03/08/1994


  • Local Authority: Highland
  • Planning Authority: Highland
  • Burgh: Inverness

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NH 65947 45713
  • Coordinates: 265947, 845713


Alexander Ross and Son, dated 1912. 2-storey, Jacobethan rectory. Squared and snecked, stugged sandstone with ashlar dressings and moulded arrises; stone mullions and transoms. Hoodmould to most 1st floor windows; principal gables with curvilinear gableheads. Base course and dividing string course; eaves cornice.

NE (Abban Street) elevation: 4 irregular bays. Tudor-arched, hoodmoulded doorway in bay to right of centre with roll-moulded arrises and date carved in spandrels; narrow window flanking to right;

bipartite window breaking eaves in gabled dormerhead above. Bay to outer right with bipartite at ground and single window in broad gablehead above. Bay to left of centre with bipartite stair window and small, bipartite, horizontal window below. Outer left bay with broad

Jacobean gable, tripartite at ground and bipartite at 1st floor. Low single storey passage link to church to outer right; moulded surround to 2-leaf panelled door with flanking windows.

SW (rear) elevation: 3-bay. Outer bays advanced with Jacobean gableheads, that to right more deeply advanced. 4-light window at centre at ground, bipartite breaking eaves in gabled dormerhead above. Left bay with tripartite window at ground and bipartite at 1st floor.

Right bay with projecting 5-light window at ground, round-arched centre light, cornice and tiled roof; tripartite window above.

SE elevation: 3-bay. Gabled bay to outer left with bipartite windows to both floors. Bipartite to 1st floor at centre and single

windows to each floor in bay to right.

NW elevation: linked to church (see NE elevation).

Square lead-paned casement windows. Red tiles. Ashlar coped gableheads with ball finials. Decorative cast-iron gutter fixtures and top hoppers, downpipes jumped by string course. Corniced ashlar stack to NW gablehead and to ridge.

Interior: not seen 1994.

Boundary walls: harl-pointed rubble walls with semicircular coping, formerly swept down for railings by principal front, railings

replaced with harled wall.

Statement of Special Interest

St Michael and All Angels Church is listed separately.



Inverness Courier, April 25, 1911.

About Designations

Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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