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20 Baron Taylor's Street

A Category C Listed Building in Inverness Central, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4783 / 57°28'41"N

Longitude: -4.2247 / 4°13'28"W

OS Eastings: 266700

OS Northings: 845303

OS Grid: NH667453

Mapcode National: GBR H8YY.MKJ

Mapcode Global: WH4GH.29HD

Entry Name: 20 Baron Taylor's Street

Listing Date: 13 December 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393873

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46541

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inverness

County: Highland

Town: Inverness

Electoral Ward: Inverness Central

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Later 19th century. Symmetrical 3-storey with attic, 3-bay gabled block forming part of terrace with shop at ground. Squared and snecked tooled cream sandstone; ashlar dressings. Base course; corniced shop front; cill courses and linked, architraved hoodmoulds at 1st and 2nd floors; shaped gablehead. Stop-chamfered openings at 1st and 2nd floors; sandstone mullions.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 3-bay, glazed shop front at ground. Single windows in all bays at 1st floor.

Bipartite windows flanking centre at 2nd floor. Bipartite window in round-arched recess centred in shaped gablehead above.

SE (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen 1999.

Plate glass shop front; timber sash and case windows with stained and leaded lowers at 1st floor; plate glass timber sash and case windows at upper floors. Grey slate roof; stone-coped skews. Coped apex stack.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

Statement of Interest

An unusually-detailed building thought to have been used as a meeting place - possibly accounting for the stained and leaded windows at 1st floor. The linked hoodmoulds and shaped gablehead are particularly notable. Marked as 'Baron Taylor's Lane' on the early OS maps.

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