Basic Site Details

Name: British Linen Bank
Town, district or village: Forres
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
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 1Clydesdale BankYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 196, 98, High StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21839   
Item 2 of 21938  Remodelling of frontage


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 4William Robertson  1839 'Probably' (HS)
Item 2 of 4J & W Wittet A1938 Remodelling of frontage
Item 3 of 4John Wittet A1938 Remodelling of frontage
Item 4 of 4William Wittet A1938 Remodelling of frontage


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp456, 638

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Forres Gazette1 August 1938   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Elgin Library, Local Heritage CentreWittets & Co Collection DAW P2131
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3170096, 98 High Street, Clydesdale Bank
Item 3 of 3Moray District Record OfficeMoray Archives ZBFo A2/7 (5 July 1838)