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The Job Centre, 79A High Street, Nairn

A Category B Listed Building in Nairn, Highland

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Latitude: 57.5852 / 57°35'6"N

Longitude: -3.8675 / 3°52'2"W

OS Eastings: 288446

OS Northings: 856549

OS Grid: NH884565

Mapcode National: GBR J8TP.34M

Mapcode Global: WH4G2.KMK0

Plus Code: 9C9RH4PM+32

Entry Name: The Job Centre, 79A High Street, Nairn

Listing Name: 79 and 79A High Street, (Department of Employment, and Peggys)

Listing Date: 12 March 1981

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 383800

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38436

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200383800

Location: Nairn

County: Highland

Town: Nairn

Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor

Traditional County: Nairnshire

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Circa 1800, 2 storey L plan block, 3 bays with 4-bay arm having
gabled end to High Street with later 19th century 2-bay shop
front. Harled, painted stone margins, ashlar shop front. No
79: openings to centre bay now blocked, projecting square
porch at re-entrant angle with shouldered lintel, side lights
and shaped parapet. Some 12-pane glazing; single later 19th
century gabled wallhead dormer on NE elevation; end and
wallhead stacks. No 79A, 2 bay shop front with modern glazing
at ground floor; symmetrical ashlar 1st floor facade; paired
angle pilaster strips supporting cornice; pediment with
(blank) plaque and small raised semi-circular apex pediment.

Statement of Interest

Corner site with Castle Lane. Gateway to Castle Lane has


A.F. A.B.M.D.



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