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Fortrose Cathedral Square Chapter House

A Category A Listed Building in Fortrose, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5809 / 57°34'51"N

Longitude: -4.13 / 4°7'47"W

OS Eastings: 272737

OS Northings: 856536

OS Grid: NH727565

Mapcode National: GBR J85P.GXJ

Mapcode Global: WH4FY.JQK8

Plus Code: 9C9QHVJC+92

Entry Name: Fortrose Cathedral Square Chapter House

Listing Date: 25 March 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373150

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31813

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Fortrose

County: Highland

Town: Fortrose

Electoral Ward: Black Isle

Traditional County: Ross-shire

Tagged with: Cathedral

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Description

Tall 2-storey rectangular building, the vaulted undercroft being
of mid 13th century date. Forestair to 1st floor door at west
gable. 6-bay vaulted undercroft entered by pointed arched
door at centre of south elevation. Window at each elevation,
2 lancets west, one north.
1st floor; 3 inserted windows south elevation, 2 being blind;
and one at west elevation.
Red sandstone rubble, roll moulded eaves course, slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Upper chamber used previously for Town Council meetings.

Plaque over upper door DECORATED IN THE YEAR 1780. GENL SIR

HECTOR MUNRO KE & MP

Guardianship Monument.

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