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Latitude: 56.818 / 56°49'4"N
Longitude: -5.1107 / 5°6'38"W
OS Eastings: 210240
OS Northings: 773922
OS Grid: NN102739
Mapcode National: GBR FBRP.PT5
Mapcode Global: WH1FR.GWKN
Plus Code: 9C8PRV9Q+5P
Entry Name: 38 High Street, Fort William
Listing Name: 38 High Street
Listing Date: 29 May 1985
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 373112
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31787
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Fort William
Town: Fort William
Electoral Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan
Traditional County: Inverness-shire
Circa 1860, 3-storey corner building with 2-bay elevation to
High Street and 5-bay facade fronting Cameron Square; bowed
angle bay with entrance. All polished ashlar.
Angle entrance served by steps (owing to sloping site);
doorway flanked by engaged Roman Doric polished granite
columns supporting shallow projecting 1st floor balcony with
cast-iron balustrade. Slightly advanced pedimented centre bay
in Cameron Square (west) facade with pedimented and
pilastered centre entrance, now blocked as bipartite; all
ground floor windows also bipartites. Continuous cornice over
ground floor linking doorpiece details. Moulded architraves
and cill bands to 1st and 2nd floor windows; 1st floor
windows have bracketted pediments, segmental above each
entrance. 2-pane glazing to all windows (except modern
glazing to slightly altered ground floor window in extreme
right (south west) Cameron Square.
Blocking course raised above curved angle with console
supports; moulded eaves cornice, corniced ridge and end
stacks; piended slate roof.
Former British Linen Bank, succeeding that opened in 1835 in
the building of the present West Highland Museum;
subsequently an hotel, now offices.
Return elevation to Cameron Square.
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