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- Category: C
- Date Added: 21/05/1971
- Local Authority: Highland
- Planning Authority: Highland
- Burgh: Inverness
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NH 66291 45389
- Coordinates: 266291, 845389
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
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.
INVERNESS COURIER June 9 1893 (advertisement for tenders);
ORDNANCE GAZETTEER OF SCOTLAND, ed Francis H Groome (1901);
and Information courtesy of Buildings of Scotland
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