Drawing of the Slaughter House

Drawing of the Slaughter House

Included in Collections: Plans

Object Description

A plan, drawn by John Sutherland Ross LRIBA, Chartered Architect, Commercial Bank Buildings, Tain, Ross-shire, and dated July 1968 for additions and alterations to the Tain slaughterhouse. the slaughterhouse was on the northern outskirts of the town between the railway station and the cattle market. The proposed additions comprised substantial extensions to the side and rear of the original building for marshalling the animals and dealing with various by-products after slaughter. The original building with its ornate Lombardic frontage was designed in 1885 by Tain architects Andrew Maitland & Sons, who were responsible for many of the public and private buildings of the town at this period, including the town hall, parish church, masonic hall, public school, Royal Hotel and many of the larger private houses.

Cat No. 2774.005
Collections Plans
Date added July 23rd, 2021
Added by Tain & District Museum

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