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Gighouse, 96, 98 High Street, Forres

A Category B Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Latitude: 57.6097 / 57°36'34"N

Longitude: -3.6132 / 3°36'47"W

OS Eastings: 303712

OS Northings: 858885

OS Grid: NJ037588

Mapcode National: GBR K8FM.5LV

Mapcode Global: WH5H4.GZNR

Plus Code: 9C9RJ95P+VP

Entry Name: Gighouse, 96, 98 High Street, Forres

Listing Name: 96, 98 High Street, Clydesdale Bank, with Former Gighouse and Stables to Rear

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373007

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31700

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Forres

County: Moray

Town: Forres

Electoral Ward: Forres

Traditional County: Morayshire

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1839, probably William Robertson, Elgin; ground floor of
frontage re-modelled by J and W Wittet, also Elgin, 1938.
3-storey, 5-bay classical bank with 1938 polished granite
facade to ground floor. Flat arch to pend. Ashlar 1st and 2nd
floors and W gable; harled to E; coursed rubble to S. End-bays
slightly advanced; moulded eaves cornice and architraves
to outer windows; 2-pane glazing to 1st floor, 12-pane to
2nd floor. Paired coped stacks; slate roof.
Single storey gighouse at rear with segmental-arched entrance
now glazed; coursed rubble. Stable and other offices; slate

Statement of Interest

Formerly British Linen Bank.

Former Item 85 (1983 Revised List)

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