MHG17538 - Staxigoe Village


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Type and Period (1)

  • SETTLEMENT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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ND35SE 39.00 Centred 3845 5240

ND35SE 39.01 Granary ND 3846 5244

'A small fishing village situated about 2 miles NE of Wick...'
Name Book 1877

A large group of modern buildings, originally a fishing settlement, includes one rectangular building, 5.25 x 5.75m, by the harbour. WIC 151.
C E Batey, Caithness Coastal Survey, 1981

A township comprising at least forty-six roofed, two partially roofed and three unroofed buildings, four structures and numerous enclosures is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1877, sheet xxv). At least twenty-nine roofed and eight unroofed buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1985).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 23 January 1996

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Grid reference Centred ND 3384 9524 (509m by 554m) Indicative centroid
Map sheet ND39NW
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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