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Latitude: 57.5797 / 57°34'46"N
Longitude: -4.1274 / 4°7'38"W
OS Eastings: 272886
OS Northings: 856397
OS Grid: NH728563
Mapcode National: GBR J85P.J2R
Mapcode Global: WH4FY.KRS6
Plus Code: 9C9QHVHF+V2
Entry Name: Fortrose Academy, Academy Street, Fortrose
Listing Name: Fortrose Academy Street Fortrose Academy
Listing Date: 31 August 1983
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 373134
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31801
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Black Isle
Traditional County: Ross-shire
John Robertson, 1890 with additions 1896 and 1904.
Single storey ranges with ridge and piended roofs, bipartite
and tripartite roofs, bipartite and tripartite windows. Tall,
circular clock tower, with round headed doorway, louvred
lancets, clockfaces, conical roof with corbelled eaves course
and metal finial. Snecked ashlar with polished ashlar
dressings. Slate roofs.
Large modern additions excluded from listing.
Dates, 1791, 1891 and 193<> in plaque over door. In 1699
Thomas Forbes bailie of Fortrose, mortified $100 to provide
salary for catechist. By end 18th century the administrators
of fund with help from gentlemen of country who subscribed $600 established school. (THE STATISTICAL ACCOUNT, OF SCOTLAND xi,
p345-7) Clock gifted by J D Fletcher of Rosehaugh. Made by
J B Joyce & Co, Whitchurch; erected 189<> 4 copper dials.
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