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Carlton Hotel, 63-67 High Street, Forres

A Category B Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Latitude: 57.6105 / 57°36'37"N

Longitude: -3.6126 / 3°36'45"W

OS Eastings: 303748

OS Northings: 858984

OS Grid: NJ037589

Mapcode National: GBR K8FL.ZVV

Mapcode Global: WH5H4.GZY2

Plus Code: 9C9RJ96P+6X

Entry Name: Carlton Hotel, 63-67 High Street, Forres

Listing Name: 63, 65, 67 High Street, Carlton Hotel

Listing Date: 23 January 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 372938

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31646

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200372938

Location: Forres

County: Moray

Town: Forres

Electoral Ward: Forres

Traditional County: Morayshire

Tagged with: Hotel

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Peter Fulton, architect, Forres, dated 1900. 3-storey and

attic, 3-bay frontage to High Street with curved angle bay to

corner of High Street/Caroline Street with entrance.

Bullfaced rubble, tooled ashlar dressings, harled W gable. 2

shop fronts in ground floor. Canted oriel windows in 1st

floor outer bays with wallhead balconies fronting substantial

4-light mullioned round-headed windows in 2nd floor. Similar fenestration in angled bay but with tripartite in 2nd floor.

2 shaped finialled gablets to High Street frontage supported

by large scroll brackets; 2-pane glazing. Finialled leaded

dome crowns angle wallhead; end stacks; slate roof. Modern

shop fronts to 2 shops in ground floor, High Street frontage.

Statement of Interest

Carlton Hotel constructed on site of former Plough Inn,

subsequently named The Plough Inn. This was the name of the

1900 hotel until 1930 when it was re-named The Carlton Hotel.

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