Basic Site Details

Name: Black Isle Combination Poorhouse
Town, district or village: Fortrose
City or county: Ross and Cromarty
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
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 1Ness HouseYesFrom before the Second World War

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ness RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118561859  

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 2James MatthewsArchitectA18561859With William Lawrie as assistant
Item 2 of 2William LawrieArchitectA18561859As assistant to James Matthews

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp419
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Inverness Advertiser18 January 1855  Early (abortive) scheme for poorhouse
Item 2 of 4Inverness Advertiser3 May 1859  Advertisement for tenders
Item 3 of 4Inverness Advertiser21 June 1859  Advertisement for letting of contracts
Item 4 of 4Inverness Advertiser27 March 1866  Advertisement for tenders

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register31832 
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 30852/1-11