|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||16 & 18 Shore Street, Thurso|
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|Grid Reference:||ND 1196 6866|
- HOUSE (Built, 17th Century - 1687 AD to 1687 AD)
- TOLL HOUSE? (Built, 17th Century - 1687 AD to 1687 AD)
|Protected Status:||Listed Building (B) 42025: 16, 18, Shore Street|
- Survival: ROOFED BUILDING (undated)
- Historic Environment Record: MHG1411
- NMRS NUMLINK Reference: 8436
- NMRS Record Details: ND16NW18 THURSO, 16 SHORE STREET
- Old SMR Reference Number: ND16NW0018
On the N side of Shore Street is a 17th century dwelling; it is two-storeyed, 57ft long, with a 6 1/2ft diameter turret containing the stair. On the skew-put of the W gable are the initials D W K R and the date '1686'.
This building is reputed to be the Thurso Turnpike where the old stage coaches used to start.
H Sinclair 1930.
ND 1196 6866. This building, now completely restored, is as described. Visited by OS (E G C) 18 April 1962.
No change to the previous field report other than the lower of two windows in the turret has been blocked off.
Visited by OS (J M) 29 September 1981.
Untitled Source (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG3624.
Untitled Source (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG3625.
RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 117, No. 426; illust (Text/Report). SHG2664.
Sinclair, H, 1930, Caithness, 45 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2803.
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