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ID:MHG204
Type of record:Building
Name:Icehouse, Keiss Harbour
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Summary

Early C19 single chambered, rubble vaulted icehouse.

Images

(photo by Andrew Puls)  © Highland Council(photo by Andrew Puls)  © Highland Council(photo by Andrew Puls)  © Highland Council(photo by Andrew Puls)  © Highland CouncilOld Council listed building record (for up to date description see link to Historic Scotland's website)  © Highland Council© Please contact Highland Council for details© Please contact Highland Council for detailsRear mound of Icehouse (photo by Andrew Puls)  © Highland Council(photo by Andrew Puls)  © Highland Council(photo by Andrew Puls)  © Highland CouncilIce-house at Keiss Harbour, Caithness, ND352609  © Keith Tilley(photo by Highland Council)  © Highland Council
Grid Reference:ND 3517 6097
Map Sheet:ND36SE
Civil Parish:WICK
Geographical Area:CAITHNESS

Monument Types

  • ICEHOUSE (Built, 19th Century - 1801 AD to 1850 AD (between))
Protected Status:Listed Building (C) 14086: Keiss Harbour Ice-house

Scores

  • Survival: ROOFED BUILDING (undated)

Other References/Statuses

  • Building at Risk: 2830 Keiss Harbour Icehouse
  • Historic Environment Record: MHG204
  • NMRS NUMLINK Reference: 9325
  • NMRS Record Details: ND36SE26 KEISS HARBOUR, ICE HOUSE
  • Non-Statutory Register (R)
  • Old SMR Reference Number: ND36SE0026

Full description

See also:

ND36SE0016 Braehead
ND36SE0027 Harbour
ND36SE0028 Warehouse
ND36SE0052 Cooperage
ND36SE0053 Bollards

Jhooper, 2/11/01

ND36SE 26 3518 6098.

East Caithness Local Plan, May1987: P31/2.53.
J Aitken : 22/05/01.

HCAU visit 23/4/08. Icehouse appears to be in a similar condition as in 1986 when the listed building photograph was taken. The door, however, has been removed <1>.

Keith Tilley posted a photograph of this site on the Highland HER Facebook page in June 2011. <2>


<1> Puls, A, Comment by Andrew Puls, HC Archaeologist, 30/04/2008 (Verbal Communication). SHG23286.


<2> Highland Council, 2011, Highland HER Facebook page, Keith Tilley, 07/06/2009 (Interactive Resource/Webpage). SHG25262.

Related Monument/Building records

MHG205Part of: Keiss Harbour (Monument)

Related Investigations - none

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