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Highland Hotel, 18 High Street, Nairn

A Category B Listed Building in Nairn, Highland

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Latitude: 57.5839 / 57°35'2"N

Longitude: -3.8703 / 3°52'13"W

OS Eastings: 288271

OS Northings: 856417

OS Grid: NH882564

Mapcode National: GBR J8TP.1W3

Mapcode Global: WH4G2.JM6Y

Plus Code: 9C9RH4MH+HV

Entry Name: Highland Hotel, 18 High Street, Nairn

Listing Name: High Street, Highland(Formerly Station Hotel) on Corner with Leopold Street.

Listing Date: 31 May 1974

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 383784

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38424

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200383784

Location: Nairn

County: Highland

Town: Nairn

Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor

Traditional County: Nairnshire

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1896. Duncan Cameron. French Renaissance detail. Large
purpose built hotel of 3 storeys with gabled and mansard
attic, 10 bays to High Street and 14 bays to Leopold Street.
Red ashlar sandstone. Banded ground floor; Corinthian columns
in antis to recessed High Street entrance, with Venetian
mosaic floor and ornate tiled walls; pilastered windows in
balancing bays on return elevations. Shop fronts divided by
banded piers. Some modern display windows.
Pilasters divide each bay in upper floors; oriel at canted
angle and two oriel windows symmetrically placed in shaped,
gabled bays to each street elevation at 1st floor, the latter
with green copper fish scale roofs. Triangular or segmental
pediments to all 1st floor windows. Simple windows 2nd floor
linked by moulded cill band. Open parapet with urns to
central bays; 4 pedimented dormers set in shaped gables;
dormers to mansard; pyramidal spire with cresting; slate
roof. Interior; enriched neo-Jacobean plaster ceilings and
friezes; panelling and ornate staircase with panelled
balustrade and carved newels.

Statement of Interest

"Station Hotel" inscribed in tiles on entrance porch floor.

Plans with Technical Services, Nairn District, Nairn.

Change of Category C(S) to B,8 August 1994

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