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Inland Revenue Office, 1-3 Young Street, Inverness

A Category B Listed Building in Inverness West, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4765 / 57°28'35"N

Longitude: -4.2284 / 4°13'42"W

OS Eastings: 266473

OS Northings: 845110

OS Grid: NH664451

Mapcode National: GBR H8XY.ZVM

Mapcode Global: WH4GH.0BRR

Plus Code: 9C9QFQGC+JJ

Entry Name: Inland Revenue Office, 1-3 Young Street, Inverness

Listing Name: 1 to 6 (Inclusive Nos) Ness Walk and 1 and 3 Young Street

Listing Date: 15 June 1981

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 379881

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB35327

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inverness

County: Highland

Town: Inverness

Electoral Ward: Inverness West

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Alexander Ross, 1883-4, Baronial, snecked rubble. 3 storeys
with 4-storey corner block, shopfronts at ground floor
(original at No 3 Ness Walk). Nos 1-6 Ness Walk, 4-bay front,
bipartite windows at 1st floor; at 2nd floor, 1st and 2nd
windows tripartite surmounted by gablets, gablet over 2nd
crowstepped with chimney, 3rd and 4th windows with
gableted dormerheads. Corner block, 2-bay front to Ness Walk,
3rd floor windows with gabletted dormerheads; canted corner
corbelled to square at 2nd floor with granite column at
angle; to Young Street, at 3rd floor, crowstepped gablet
with oriel window and window with gabletted dormerhead.
No 3 Young Street, 2-bay front, right 1st floor window
bipartite, 2nd floor windows with gabletted dormerheads.

Statement of Interest

A fine example of a Scots Baronial tenement by pre-eminent local architect Alexander Ross, located on a prominent corner site on the W side of the Ness Bridge. It features good quality dormer detailing and the survival of an original shopfront at No 3 Ness Walk is notable.

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