MHG3851 - Abertarff House, 71 Church Street, Inverness


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  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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NH64NE 15 6653 4540.

Nearby Dunbar's Hospital in Church St., Inverness is Abertarff House - an example of a turnpike street dwelling built c. 1592, and now being restored to serve as a museum. 71, Church St. - known as Abertarff House - property of Town Council - unoccupied.
Inverness Official Guide 1957.

NH 6653 4540. A rectangular two storeyed building with a semi-circular stair turret, in the centre of the south side, surmounted by a square cap house, in the process of being restored. A stone in the end of the crow-stepped gable bears the letters AS HS and the date 1?94. It is a good example of a 16th c. dwelling house.
Visited by OS (W D J) 31 March 1960.

Martin Briscoe has submitted photographs of this site to the Highland HER Flickr group. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6653 4540 (16m by 12m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH64NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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