Basic Site Details

Name: Old High Church
Town, district or village: Inverness
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
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Status: A Listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1113, Church StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51769 Plans drawn upTo be on model of Buccleuch Church in Edinburgh but larger.
Item 2 of 51851 Journal referenceRepairs
Item 3 of 51877  New pews
Item 4 of 527 March 1891 Journal referenceAdditions and alterations - porches on south and apse in centre and chancel arch
Item 5 of 51899 Journal referenceAlterations: new vestry dormers and fleche

People

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 11George FrazerArchitectJ1769 Provided plan for church - to be on the model of Buccleuch church in Edinburgh but larger.
Item 2 of 11A & W ReidArchitectural practiceA1851 Repairs
Item 3 of 11Alexander ReidArchitectA1851 Repairs
Item 4 of 11William ReidArchitectA1851 Repairs
Item 5 of 11A & W ReidArchitectural practiceB1877 Pews
Item 6 of 11Alexander ReidArchitectB1877 Pews
Item 7 of 11William ReidArchitectB1877 Pews
Item 8 of 11Alexander RossArchitectC1891 Additions and alterations - porches on south and apse in centre and chancel arch
Item 9 of 11Robert John MacbethArchitectC1891 Additions and alterations - porches on south and apse in centre and chancel arch
Item 10 of 11Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceC1891 Additions and alterations - porches on south and apse in centre and chancel arch
Item 11 of 11William Laidlaw CarruthersArchitect 1899 Alterations - vestry on south face, dormer windows and fleche etc

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp187

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Inverness Courier23 January 1851  A & W Reid work
Item 2 of 5Inverness Courier24 May 1877   
Item 3 of 5Inverness Courier27 March 1891  Ross and Macbeth work
Item 4 of 5Inverness Courier20 June 1899  Carruthers' work
Item 5 of 5Inverness Courier29 September 1899   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register35179 
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 44/37/50 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Original drawings