Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Inverness Academy
Town, district or village: Inverness
City or county: Inverness-shire
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 1Inverness Technical CollegeYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Stephen's StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61 March 1893  New building
Item 2 of 616 June 1899  Janitor's house
Item 3 of 619111913 South east addition - Science and Art School
Item 4 of 6After 1911Before 1927 Addititons
Item 5 of 619591960Addition 
Item 6 of 61968 Addition 

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 11Alexander RossArchitectA1893  
Item 2 of 11Robert John MacbethArchitectA1893  
Item 3 of 11Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceA1893  
Item 4 of 11Alexander RossArchitectB1899 Janitor's house
Item 5 of 11Robert John MacbethArchitectB1899  
Item 6 of 11Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceB1899 Janitor's house
Item 7 of 11Robert John MacbethArchitectC19111913South east addition - Science and Art School
Item 8 of 11John WittetArchitectDAfter 1911Before 1928Additions
Item 9 of 11Edward Alexander MeldrumArchitectF19591960Additions? - as Deputy County Architect
Item 10 of 11Inverness County Architect's Office F19591960Additions?
Item 11 of 11Inverness County Architect's Office E1968 Additions at est. cost of 3/4m.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp195

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Builder3 May 1912   
Item 2 of 6Building6 September 1968  Foundation work begun on 1m extension p179
Item 3 of 6Building6 September 1968  Foundation work begun on 1m extension p179
Item 4 of 6Inverness Courier3 March 1893   
Item 5 of 6Inverness Courier16 June 1899   
Item 6 of 6Inverness Courier17 October 1911   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register35355FORMER INVERNESS ROYAL ACADEMY BUILDING (1895 AND 1913 BLOCKS) AND LODGE, INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL, RAILINGS AND GATEPIERS, ST STEPHEN'S STREET, INVERNESS (Ref:35355)
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Wittet: F no 2490 (box 7); Edward Alexander Meldrum: A no12441 and F no5735 (Combined Box 97)