Basic Site Details

Name: Station Hotel
Town, district or village: Inverness
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Check reference for 1875 additions. Partial reconstruction cost 50,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Royal Highland HotelYes 

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 118, Academy StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51855  Original hotel by Joseph Mitchell
Item 2 of 518581859 Additions
Item 3 of 51875  Additions
Item 4 of 51898  Portico added
Item 5 of 51958 Reconstruction 


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 11Joseph MitchellArchitect, EngineerCc. 1855 Original building
Item 2 of 11James MatthewsArchitectA18581859Additions. (With William Lawrie as assistant)
Item 3 of 11William LawrieArchitectA18581859Additions (As assistant to James Matthews)
Item 4 of 11James MatthewsArchitectB1875 Additions
Item 5 of 11Alexander RossArchitectB1898 Portico added and reconstruction
Item 6 of 11Robert John MacbethArchitectB1898 Portico added and reconstruction
Item 7 of 11Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceB1898 Portico added and reconstruction
Item 8 of 11Beard Bennett Wilkins & PartnersArchitectC1958 Partial reconstruction
Item 9 of 11John Stanley Coombe Beard C1958 Partial reconstruction
Item 10 of 11Ralph Roland WilkinsArchitectC1958 Partial reconstruction
Item 11 of 11Walter Robert Francis BennettArchitectC1958 Partial reconstruction


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp199

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder3 May 1912  Obituary
Item 2 of 4Inverness Advertiser4 May 1858   
Item 3 of 4Inverness Advertiser29 June 1858   
Item 4 of 4Inverness Advertiser20 December 1859   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register35129 
Item 2 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSList of jobs supplied by Mr Alistair Ross, Inverness (given to NMRS in 1950s)  
Item 3 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Robert John Macbeth: F v17 no 1115
Item 4 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Bennett: F no 5700 (Combined Box 96)
Item 5 of 5Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)