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Innes Infant School, High Street, Auldearn

A Category C Listed Building in Auldearn, Highland

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Latitude: 57.5764 / 57°34'35"N

Longitude: -3.8064 / 3°48'22"W

OS Eastings: 292071

OS Northings: 855479

OS Grid: NH920554

Mapcode National: GBR J8ZP.M47

Mapcode Global: WH5H7.HTNP

Plus Code: 9C9RH5GV+HC

Entry Name: Innes Infant School, High Street, Auldearn

Listing Name: Innes Mount

Listing Date: 6 September 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332364

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1662

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Auldearn

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor

Parish: Auldearn

Traditional County: Nairnshire

Tagged with: School building

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William Robertson, 1841. 2-storey, 3-bay house; harled,
tooled ashlar margins. Slightly advanced and gabled
centre bay with segmental headed hoodmoulded door
flanked by later bipartites; inscribed plaque above
centre 1st floor window within open pediment; small apex
stack. Projecting stair wing to centre rear; later
single storey addition with piended roof at NW. Modern
double-glazed units with unfortunate sandwiched
astragals to upper windows; corniced end stacks; barge
boarded gables; slate roof.
Pair square tooled ashlar gate piers with shallow
pyramidal caps and pair simple spearhead cast-iron
double gates; coped whitewashed rubble garden wall.

Statement of Interest

Former "Infant School". Plaque inscribed; "To

perpetuate the memory of a man of worth and for the Education

of Infants in his native Parish, this building was erected

by the friends of JOHN INNES Esq. of Broad Street Buildings,

London, who was born at Auldearn the 25th Dec. 1767 and died

in London the 26th Nov. 1838".

Plans show school accommodation on ground floor and for

teacher in 1st floor.

1987 original lying pane glazing to replaced windows

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