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- Category: B
- Date Added: 15/06/1981
- Local Authority: Highland
- Planning Authority: Highland
- Burgh: Inverness
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NH 67136 45130
- Coordinates: 267136, 845130
John Rhind, 1878-80, Gothic, 2 storeys, asymmetrical 7-bay front. The 5 left bays near symmetrical with advanced and gabled ends with quadriparetite windows, the 1st floor windows being pointed arched with plate tracery and with hoodmoulds; off-centre gabled porch. At right 2 bays with tower in re-entrant angle with advanced left bay. Tower of 4 stages with pointed-arched entrance door at lowest stage and tall
pointed belfry openings at top stage; corbelled parapet; spire with bellcast at eaves. Mullioned and transomed windows. Coursers, slated roofs. At rear, infant school, William Mackintosh, 1899, single storey block.
Statement of Special Interest
Built as Inverness High School
INVERNESS COURIER MARCH 14, 1878 (advertisement for tenders); ORDNANCE GAZETTEER OF SCOTLAND, ed Francis H Groome (1883); Alexander Mackenzie, GUIDE TO INVERNESS (1903); and Information courtesy of Buildings of Scotland Research Unit.
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