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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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NH 66720 45359
266720, 845359


William Lawrie (at Inverness Office of James Matthews), 1863.

Italiante, ashlar 3 storeys with 3 storeys and attic centre

19-bay front with shopfronts (original at Nos 1 and 5) at

ground floor. 5-bay centre, with round-arched bipartites

at 1st floor, pilastered bipartites at 2nd floor, centre bay

with channelled strip pilasters and surmounted by segmental

pedimented gablet; 4 dormers; balustrade, French pavilion

roof. Outer wings each 7 bays, with centre arched door and

shops at ground floor, tripartite window at channelled strip

pilastered centre bay at 1st and 2nd floors; windows

architraved and with balustered aprons at 1st floor, canted

north-east corner surmounted by finials and urns. 2-bay front

to Academy Street. Bracketted cornice.

Statement of Special Interest

Union Street was laid out in 1863.



INVERNESS ADVERTISER, Feb 21 1863; March 3, 1863

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