Basic Site Details

Name: St Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral
Town, district or village: Inverness
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Notes: Geometrical Gothic.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Inverness CathedralYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Ardross StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Ness WalkYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 718661869ConstructionChurch; also pulpit
Item 2 of 727 July 1866 Journal referenceTenders?
Item 3 of 71870 Design exhibited 
Item 4 of 71872 Design exhibited 
Item 5 of 71876  Scupltural detail designed
Item 6 of 71909  Choir stalls
Item 7 of 71923  Choir screens


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 7Richard Cromwell CarpenterArchitect 1855 Commissioned to design Cathedral by Bichop Eden of Moray but died having designed only plan and west froint
Item 2 of 7William SlaterArchitectA1855 Carpenter's scheme completed - not executed
Item 3 of 7Alexander RossArchitectB18661869Took over Slater's scheme and prodiced new design based on it (design exhibited 1872), pulpit
Item 4 of 7Alexander RossArchitectD1876 Scupltural detail
Item 5 of 7Alexander RossArchitectC1909 Choir stalls with Fowler
Item 6 of 7Charles Hodgson FowlerArchitectC1909 Choir stalls with Ross
Item 7 of 7(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 1923 Choir screens (War Memorial)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Beresford Hope, A J1861The English Cathedral of the Nineteenth Century  pp79-80
Item 2 of 6Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp189
Item 3 of 6Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1870, no 750
Item 4 of 6Maclean, Allan1997The Scottish Episcopal Church and the Ecclesiological Movement 1840-1860v VIIIArchitectural Heritage, VIII, pp47-59p57
Item 5 of 6Maclean, Allan (ed.)1974Elgin Cathedral and the Diocese of Moray 1224-1974 Invernesspp11-12
Item 6 of 6RSA1872   779 and 812

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Inverness Advertiser27 July 1866   
Item 2 of 4Inverness Courier16 March 1876   
Item 3 of 4Inverness Courier29 June 1876   
Item 4 of 4Inverness Courier6 September 1877   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register36330 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR I/15
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Ross: F v12 p15, microfiche 114/B7