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Latitude: 57.3318 / 57°19'54"N
Longitude: -3.6063 / 3°36'22"W
OS Eastings: 303390
OS Northings: 827943
OS Grid: NJ033279
Mapcode National: GBR K9GB.NS1
Mapcode Global: WH5JH.KZX8
Entry Name: The Square Grant Arms Hotel
Listing Date: 20 December 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 378290
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34074
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Grantown On Spey
Town: Grantown On Spey
Electoral Ward: Badenoch and Strathspey
Traditional County: Morayshire
1875, with substantial additions 1879-90, incorporating earlier building. Large 2- and 3-storey hotel with Scottish Baronial detailing; 12 bays to The Square and further 3 wide bays to S return gable. Tooled rubble with tooled and polished ashlar dressings. Former centre entrance (to 7-bay 1875 range) now as window; late 19th century centre
entrance with wide shallow headed doorpiece with centre coat of arms. 2nd floor oriel in crowstepped gable; angle bartizans with bellcast conical fishscale slate roofs; gabled dormers break wallhead. Varied glazing; coped end and ridge stacks; slate roofs.
Interior; little of interest survives.
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert stayed the night of 4th Sept. 1860 incognito at Grant Arms. Coming of railway in 1863 greatly increased number of visitors to Grantown and area.
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