MHG19890 - Fishery Office, Lybster Harbour


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

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Former Fishery Office; earlier-mid 19th century, 2-storey 3-bay; whitewashed rubble. East facing facade with centre door flanked to left by longer ground floor windows with lying-pane glazing; 4-pane glazing to 1st floor windows; tooled margined, glazed recess with barometer to left of centre door; corniced end stacks; slate roof. (Historic Scotland)

The Buildings at Risk register describes this same building thus: 2 storey 3 bay house, overlooking Lybster Harbour and formerly associated with the nearby Fishery Office. The front elevation features a central door flanked by windows. The house is in whitewashed rubble with a slate roof. <1>

A photographic survey of the building was carried out in 2013 as a condition on a planning application. <2>

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Grid reference Centred ND 2435 3496 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND23SW
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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