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Basic Site Details

Name: Offices and shops, 15-45 Queensgate
Town, district or village: Inverness
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Builder 5 January 1901 Page 22 (Building in Inverness from Aberdeen Journal)
This block has a frontage of 231 feet to Queen’s gate and 50 feet to Church Street. The ground floor consists of eleven shops while the first and second floors contain suites of offices and on the top dwelling houses. The feature of the block is a large hotel. The building will be up-to-date, lighted with electricity throughout and the hotel will have hudraulic lifts with a passenger nd luggage service to all floors. ... Total cost is estimated at £25,000. ....

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 215-45, Queen's Gate  
Item 2 of 215-45, QueensgateYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119011902  


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Samuel Grant AlexanderArchitectA19011902 
Item 2 of 3W L Carruthers & AlexanderArchitectural practiceA19011902 
Item 3 of 3William Laidlaw CarruthersArchitectA19011902 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp201

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder5 January 1901  p22 (taken from Aberdeen Journal)
Item 2 of 3Inverness Courier1 January 1901   
Item 3 of 3RIBA JournalAugust 1953 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of S G Alexander

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register35344 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Samuel Grant Alexander: L v12 no719 (microfilm reel 33)


© All rights reserved. From Builder Vol. 78, 20 Jan. 1900, page 67.  (Courtesy of Robert Hill). 

© All rights reserved. From Builder Vol. 78, 20 Jan. 1900, page 67. (Courtesy of Robert Hill).

© All rights reserved.   

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