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HUNTLY STREET, FORMER QUEEN STREET CHURCHLB35277

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: C
  • Date Added: 21/05/1971

Location

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

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NH 66291 45389
  • Coordinates: 266291, 845389

Description

J Pond Macdonald, 1893-5 free Palladian. Centre block has a

2-storey 3-bay pedimented front with upper Ionic order and

arched and keyblocked Corinthian doorpiece approached by

broad concave-splayed staircase. Flanking centre are 2-storey

pedimented stairhalls, pilastered with round windows at 1st

floor; left stairhall carried up as tower with open top

stage of square couples rising into slated spire of

bellshaped profile.

Statement of Special Interest

Originally Queen Street Free Church. The congregation was

originally the Queen Street United Secession Church formed in

1829. It entered the union of 1847 in which the United

Presbyterian Church was formed but, in 1873, seceded to join

the Free Church. The first church was in Queen Street. A new

church in King Street was opened in 1865 and the present

building in 1895.

References

Bibliography

INVERNESS COURIER June 9 1893 (advertisement for tenders);

ORDNANCE GAZETTEER OF SCOTLAND, ed Francis H Groome (1901);

and Information courtesy of Buildings of Scotland

Research Unit.

About Designations

Listed Buildings

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