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128, 130, 132, 132A High Street, Forres

A Category B Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6092 / 57°36'33"N

Longitude: -3.6146 / 3°36'52"W

OS Eastings: 303623

OS Northings: 858840

OS Grid: NJ036588

Mapcode National: GBR K8FM.4XX

Mapcode Global: WH5HB.F0ZJ

Plus Code: 9C9RJ95P+M4

Entry Name: 128, 130, 132, 132A High Street, Forres

Listing Name: 128, 130, 132, 132a High Street

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373020

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31710

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Forres

County: Moray

Town: Forres

Electoral Ward: Forres

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Probably William Robertson, Elgin, circa 1820. 2 storeys, 4
bays to High Street, slightly recessed bowed corner, 4 bays
to court, all ashlar fronted. Round-arched doorways, some
with original fanlights and panelled doors; 1st floor band
course and lintel band course-cum-frieze; cornice with
blocking course only to High Street. 12-pane glazing to
upper floors; including blind fenestration. Panelled ridge
and wall-head stacks. Slate roof.
Nos 128 and 132 late 19th century shopfronts.
INTERIOR: Some beaded panelling survives.

Statement of Interest

Shown on Wood's map of 1823. Built by Robert Warden, a native

of Forres, who made a fortune in India and built this

development after his return.

Nos 128-140 High Street similar to buildings designed by

William Robertson 1822-3 in Cullen.

Former Item 95 (1983 Revised List)

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