MHG3855 - Dunbar's Hospital, 86 Church Street, Inverness
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- HOSPITAL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
NH64NE 14 6653 4550.
(NH 66534550) Dunbar's Hospital in Church Street was bequeathed to the town as a hospital in 1668. It was used as a Grammar School till the opening of the Royal Academy in 1792. It was built with stones from Cromwells' Fort.
T Wallace 1917.
An armorial panel on the building contains Provost Dunbar's coat of arms and the date '1676' The date inscribed above two of the upper windows is 1668.
C Fraser-Mackintosh 1913.
Dunbar's Hospital is in good condition and in use as dwellings and a hall. The armorial panel above the door is a replica of the original which is now in the Museum, Inverness.
Visited by OS (W D J) 1 April 1960.
Architect: W L Carruthers c.1900 - alterations
"Scottish Country Life" June 1928 photograph
Inv/Culloden & Ardersier Local Plan, April 1994: P106/5.7.6. Listed Buildings. POLICY - 2.5.13 will apply.
J Aitken : 23/05/01.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Fraser-Mackintosh, C. 1913. Antiquarian Notes, Historical, Genealogical and Social (second series): Inverness-shire parish by parish. 250-1.
- --- Image/Photograph(s): Taylor, A. 02/2010. A Collection of Highland Buildings and Monuments. Colour. Yes. Digital.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Wallace, T. 1917. Guide to Inverness Museum. 11.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6652 4549 (25m by 24m)|
|Civil Parish||INVERNESS AND BONA|
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- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB35184 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13357 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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