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Ness Walk, Royal Northern Infirmary, Porter's Lodge

A Category C Listed Building in Inverness West, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4714 / 57°28'17"N

Longitude: -4.2299 / 4°13'47"W

OS Eastings: 266362

OS Northings: 844544

OS Grid: NH663445

Mapcode National: GBR H8XZ.C56

Mapcode Global: WH4GH.0G0P

Entry Name: Ness Walk, Royal Northern Infirmary, Porter's Lodge

Listing Date: 22 September 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393708

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46408

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inverness

County: Highland

Town: Inverness

Electoral Ward: Inverness West

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Mackenzie and Matthews, 1854-55. Single storey classically detailed lodge at NE of site. Ashlar masonry. 3-bay E elevation to public road, with slightly advanced gabled bay to centre with broad pilasters to doorpiece, panelled door and clock in gablehead in keystoned semicircular recess; flanking windows with architraves extended down to frame aprons. Gabled bay advanced to right of S elevation to main drive with canted window: roof swept down in re-entrant angle to centre.

Timber sash and case windows with 4-pane glazing pattern. Stone stacks. Grey slates.

Statement of Interest

Part of the Royal Northern Infirmary Group, together with the main block and Tweedmouth Memorial Chapel and the neighbouring Nurses Home. The lodge is a good, plain classical property prominently sited on the riverside and a strategic introduction to the hospital complex.

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