Basic Site Details

Name: Glenalbyn Distillery
Town, district or village: Inverness
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 823 March 1886 Journal referenceCottages
Item 2 of 88 July 1890 Journal referenceAlterations and additions
Item 3 of 83 June 1892 Journal referenceWarehouses
Item 4 of 812 December 1893 Journal referenceAdditions?
Item 5 of 819 June 1894 Journal referenceWarehouses
Item 6 of 814 March 1899 Journal referenceAdditions to warehouses
Item 7 of 81917 Alteration/conversionConversion of distillery buildings to US NAval Base 18
Item 8 of 818 January 1957 Scheme accepted'Dean of Guild Court has granted warrant to erect a new warehouse'; est. cost ₤18900 - per Builder p166


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 16Alexander RossArchitectA1886 Cottages
Item 2 of 16Alexander RossArchitectB1890 Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 16Robert John MacbethArchitectB1890 Alterations and additions
Item 4 of 16Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceB1890 Alterations and additions
Item 5 of 16Alexander RossArchitectC1892 Warehouses
Item 6 of 16Robert John MacbethArchitectC1892 Warehouses
Item 7 of 16Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceC1892 Warehouses
Item 8 of 16Charles Chree DoigArchitectF1893 Additions?
Item 9 of 16Alexander RossArchitectD1894 Warehouses
Item 10 of 16Robert John MacbethArchitectD1894 Warehouses
Item 11 of 16Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceD1894 Warehouses
Item 12 of 16Alexander RossArchitectE1898 Additions to warehouses
Item 13 of 16Robert John MacbethArchitectE1898 Additions to warehouses
Item 14 of 16Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceE1898 Additions to warehouses
Item 15 of 16Alexander RossArchitectG1917 Conversion of building to US Naval Base 18
Item 16 of 16Alexander Ross & SonArchitectural practiceG1917 Conversion of distillery building to US Naval Base 18


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 8Builder18 January 1957  p166
Item 2 of 8Inverness Courier23 March 1886   
Item 3 of 8Inverness Courier8 July 1890   
Item 4 of 8Inverness Courier3 June 1892   
Item 5 of 8Inverness Courier12 December 1893   
Item 6 of 8Inverness Courier19 June 1894   
Item 7 of 8Inverness Courier14 March 1899   
Item 8 of 8Scottish Local History Forum2007Winter  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Highland ArchivesAlexander Ross collection with handlist