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Royal Bank Of Scotland, 57 High Street, Forres

A Category B Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Latitude: 57.6107 / 57°36'38"N

Longitude: -3.6122 / 3°36'43"W

OS Eastings: 303774

OS Northings: 859001

OS Grid: NJ037590

Mapcode National: GBR K8GL.S3K

Mapcode Global: WH5H4.HY4Y

Plus Code: 9C9RJ96Q+74

Entry Name: Royal Bank Of Scotland, 57 High Street, Forres

Listing Name: 57 High Street, Royal Bank of Scotland

Listing Date: 30 March 1983

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 372937

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31645

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200372937

Location: Forres

County: Moray

Town: Forres

Electoral Ward: Forres

Traditional County: Morayshire

Tagged with: Bank building

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Thomas Mackenzie, 1843, incorporating earlier building probably by William Robertson. Ashlar with rusticated ground floor. 2 storeys, 6 bays with second and fifth bays slightly advanced as pylon features and broad giant anta pilasters at ends. Cornice and blocking course, carried up as parapets at second and fifth bays. First floor band course; aprons at first floor windows. Modern glazing at ground floor; 2-pane plate-glass introduced at first floor. At rear, courtyard with Roman Doric arch with scrolled consoles at sides (early 19th century doorpiece).

Statement of Interest

Built as National Bank of Scotland. Advertisement for tenders for considerable alterations and additions in 1843. Reused doorpiece at rear probably from earlier building on site. Former Item 30 (1983 Revised List)

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