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TITLE
Blacksmiths plan, Nairn
EXTERNAL ID
GB232_BN6_3_9
PLACENAME
Nairn
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
NAIRN: Nairn
DATE OF IMAGE
1909
PERIOD
1900s
CREATOR
J R Young
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
7984
KEYWORDS
architecture
plans
buildings

zoomable images

This plan is for the blacksmiths premises next to the Star Hotel in Church Street, Nairn. The smithy was designed for Murdo MacKinnon in May 1909. The architect is J R Young of Nairn and the plan is signed by James Shearer, Dean of Guild.

Plans for new buildings or alterations to existing ones had to be submitted to the Dean of Guild court for approval. A guild was a group of merchants who were influential citizens in the burgh, and their president, known as the Dean, had a role similar to that of a magistrate


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Blacksmiths plan, Nairn

NAIRN: Nairn

1900s

architecture; plans; buildings; ; zoomable images

Highland Archive Centre

Dean of Guild Plans

This plan is for the blacksmiths premises next to the Star Hotel in Church Street, Nairn. The smithy was designed for Murdo MacKinnon in May 1909. The architect is J R Young of Nairn and the plan is signed by James Shearer, Dean of Guild. <br /> <br /> Plans for new buildings or alterations to existing ones had to be submitted to the Dean of Guild court for approval. A guild was a group of merchants who were influential citizens in the burgh, and their president, known as the Dean, had a role similar to that of a magistrate <br /> <br /> <br /> For further information about this item and the collection to which it belongs, please <a href="mailto: archives@highlifehighland.com">email</a> the Highland Archive Service