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Fortrose Academy, Academy Street, Fortrose

A Category C Listed Building in Fortrose, Highland

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Coordinates

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

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373134

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31801

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Fortrose

County: Highland

Town: Fortrose

Electoral Ward: Black Isle

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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