Basic Site Details

Name: Caledonian Bank
Town, district or village: Inverness
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: A Handyside Ritchie was the sculptor. Built as the Head Office of the Caledonian Bank.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bank of ScotlandYes 

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 19-11, High StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3   Alterations by Alexander Ross? No date in NMRS list
Item 2 of 31847   
Item 3 of 319251926 Interior 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 7Alexander RossArchitectC  Alterations? No date in NMRS list
Item 2 of 7James MatthewsArchitectA1847  
Item 3 of 7Mackenzie & MatthewsArchitectural practiceA1847  
Item 4 of 7Thomas MackenzieArchitectA1847  
Item 5 of 7Carruthers Ballantyne & Taylor (or Ballantyne & Taylor)Architectural practiceB19251926Interior reconstruction
Item 6 of 7Robert Carruthers-Ballantyne (or Robert Ballantyne Carruthers; or Roy Carruthers Ballantyne)ArchitectB19251926Interior reconstruction
Item 7 of 7William John TaylorArchitectB19251926Interior reconstruction


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Caledonian Bank 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Anderson, Peter1868Guide to Inverness  p14

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Inverness Advertiser28 September 1858   
Item 2 of 2Inverness Courier3 February 1847   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Bank of Scotland ArchivesMinutes of the Caledonian Bank  
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register35251 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSList of jobs supplied by Mr Alistair Ross, Inverness (given to NMRS in 1950s)  
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Robert Carruthers Ballantyne: F no3194 (box 18); William John Taylor: F no2637 (box 9)