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Bank, 15 Academy Street, Inverness

A Category B Listed Building in Inverness Central, Highland

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Latitude: 57.4791 / 57°28'44"N

Longitude: -4.2245 / 4°13'28"W

OS Eastings: 266715

OS Northings: 845389

OS Grid: NH667453

Mapcode National: GBR H8YY.MNG

Mapcode Global: WH4GH.28LS

Plus Code: 9C9QFQHG+J5

Entry Name: Bank, 15 Academy Street, Inverness

Listing Name: 15 Academy Street

Listing Date: 15 June 1981

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 379566

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB35117

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200379566

Location: Inverness

County: Highland

Town: Inverness

Electoral Ward: Inverness Central

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

Tagged with: Bank building

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John Rhind, 1864; refronted and alterations, William

Mackintosh, 1872-3. Italianate, ashlar, 3 storeys and attic. Asymmetrical but balanced front to Academy Street. 4 bays

with 3rd bay slightly advanced, columned entrance, ground

floor windows chamfered and shouldered arched; at 1st

floor, windows 1 and 2 corniced, window 3 tripartite with

consoled segmental pediment, window 4 bipartite with

consoled cornice; at 2nd floor, windows 1 and 2 architraved,

window 3 round-arched tripartite, window 4 bipartite and

corniced. Advanced bay finished with French pavilion roof

and segmental pedimented wallhead dormer with balustrade and

flanked by chimney-stacks; 2 canted dormers. Canted south

east corner. Union Street front 7 bays, engaged columns with

foliated capitals at ground floor windows; at 1st floor,

windows corniced and north-east window tripartite with

consoled segmental pediment; 2nd floor windows architraved,

north-east window tripartite. 3 dormers; slated roof.

Additions and alterations, Ross and Macbeth, 1903-04.

Statement of Interest

Formerly the Royal Hotel.

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