Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Hotel
Town, district or village: Inverness
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Clydesdale Bank Current

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 115, Academy StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41864   
Item 2 of 41872  Refronted
Item 3 of 417 November 1903 Journal referenceAdditions and alterations
Item 4 of 41919  Proposed alterations by George Bennett Mitchell


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 7John RhindArchitectA1864  
Item 2 of 7William Mackintosh (senior)ArchitectB1872 Refronting
Item 3 of 7Alexander RossArchitectD1903 Additions and alterations
Item 4 of 7Robert John MacbethArchitectD1903 Additions and alterations
Item 5 of 7Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceD1903 Additions and alterations
Item 6 of 7George Angus MitchellArchitectC1919 Alterations - as apprentice/assistant to his father, George Bennett Mitchell
Item 7 of 7George Bennett MitchellArchitectC1919 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Trust Houses Ltd, The1919 alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp200

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Inverness Advertiser25 March 1864   
Item 2 of 6Inverness Advertiser28 July 1865   
Item 3 of 6Inverness Advertiser27 December 1872  William Mackintosh work
Item 4 of 6Inverness Advertiser18 February 1873  (or 28th according to HS)
Item 5 of 6Inverness Courier17 November 1903   
Item 6 of 6Inverness Courier22 January 1904   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Aberdeen City ArchivesGeorge Bennett Mitchell and Son Collection GBM/1910/24/1-3 (1919 proposed alterations)
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register35117 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSList of jobs supplied by Mr Alistair Ross, Inverness (given to NMRS in 1950s)  
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Robert John Macbeth: F v17 no 1115; George Angus Mitchell: F no2821 (box 12)