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19 Academy Street Arcade, New Market, Academy Street, Inverness

A Category B Listed Building in Inverness Central, Highland

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Latitude: 57.4789 / 57°28'44"N

Longitude: -4.2254 / 4°13'31"W

OS Eastings: 266663

OS Northings: 845372

OS Grid: NH666453

Mapcode National: GBR H8YY.M8H

Mapcode Global: WH4GH.286X

Plus Code: 9C9QFQHF+HV

Entry Name: 19 Academy Street Arcade, New Market, Academy Street, Inverness

Listing Name: Academy Street, Union Street, Church Street and Queensgate, Market Arcade and New Market

Listing Date: 22 December 1976

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 379579

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB35118

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: Inverness, Academy Street, New Market, 19 Academy Street Arcade

ID on this website: 200379579

Location: Inverness

County: Highland

Town: Inverness

Electoral Ward: Inverness Central

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

Tagged with: Market

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Public Markets and arcade to Academy Street, Matthews and
Lawrie, 1869-70. Italianate, ashlar. Front to Academy
Street, single storey 3-bay front, tripartite round-headed
arched Corinthian columned entrance with carved animal head
keystones, channelled angle piers, bracketted cornice and
balustrade surmounted by urns; outer bays, lower, each with
one round-headed window, cornice and balustrade surmounted
by urn. Arcade, brick, arcaded shopfronts, clerestory
windows, timber roof with cast-iron principals. Front to
close off Church Street: tower, snecked rubble, round-arched
entrance with oculus above and pediment. Markets altered
and extended, Burgh Surveyor, 1890 south-west market hall
timber and glass double-pitched roof supported on cast-iron
columns; central hall, square plan, timber and glass roof with
cast-iron principals. Arcade to Union Street, Ross and Macbeth,
1890. Arcade to Queensgate, Duncan Cameron, 1897, segmental
headed arch at each end, north part of arcade, shopfronts with
polished granite pilastrade, elaborate frieze and egg-and
dart cornice, cast-iron and fully glazed roof, south part
of arcade pilastered shopfronts, each originally of 3
round-headed arches; timber and glass roof.

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