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Inverness, Castle Wynd, Castle Hill, Police Station

Police Station (19th Century), Prison (19th Century)

Site Name Inverness, Castle Wynd, Castle Hill, Police Station

Classification Police Station (19th Century), Prison (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) County Buildings; Former Prison

Canmore ID 98263

Site Number NH64NE 230

NGR NH 66636 45116

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Inverness And Bona
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Architecture Notes

Architect: William Burn 1843 -design not carried out

Thomas Brown 1846-9

Castle Wynd, Castle Hill, Sheriff Court and Prison

Rearrangement of Jail Buildings as County Offices

Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. Jan. 8, 1904)

REFERENCE, Scottish Record Office:

Meeting concerning a new courthouse and jail. Excerpts from


1812 GD46/17/58

REFERENCE, Scottish Record Office:

Need for a new courthouse and jail.

Exceprts from Minutes of a General Meeting where plans were discussed

1812 GD 46/17/59

REFERENCE, Scottish Record Office:

"The Castle" [The County Hall]

Lettter from William Brodie to Tytler.

His letter concerns the preparations for lating the Foundation Stone with full Maxonic Ceremony.

1834 GD 128/37/15

[*Architect: William Burn 1789-1870]


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