MHG2113 - Pulteneytown, Wick
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Type and Period (1)
- BURGH (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
- None recorded
Notes of a lost charter by Robert I, probably c.1393-1394 to Nicholas or Neil Sutherland state that he was granted the town of Auldwick in Caithness 'with one burgh of barony'. Wick became a royal burgh by charter in 1589.
G S Pryde 1965.
See also under Wick, Pulteneytown, General and Wick, Lower Pulteneytown, General
REFERENCE - NMRS
Collection of old negatives of Wick and environs held by Wick HeritageTrust (Johnston photographers), (Mrs M Sutherland).
REFERENCE - Scottish Record Office
Request to Thomas Telford to mark on an enclosed sketch the proposed position of the Bridge and Harbours. In addition the Directors of the British Society require information on the site of the village and roads connecting it with the harbour.
Details of Feu Contract requirements before Mr Telford's Plans and
Estimates for the British Society's Fishing Station at Wick may be
proceeded with. A legal title to the estate must be procured and then its possession made known to Sir Benjamin Dunbar, the local landowner.
Divot Houses. Secretary of British Society requests assurance that allhave been taken down. If any remain John Macleay, the Agent, is to state the reason.
- --- Image/Photograph(s): Town of Wick from SW.. Colour Slide. .
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Close-Brooks, J. 1986. Exploring Scotland's Heritage: The Highlands. 31-3, No. 7.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Henderson, J. 1812. A general view of the agriculture of the county of Caithness, with observations on the means of its improvement, drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement. 215.
- --- Text/Report: Historic Scotland. 1996. Historic Wick, the archaeological implications of development. with colour-coded constraint maps showing areas of protected ancient monuments, possible areas requiring archaeological monitoring and areas that are archaeologically sterile.. . 1:2500 scale constraint map.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Pryde, G S. 1965. The burghs of Scotland: a critical list. 28, 47, nos. 63, 129.
- --- Text/Report: Simpson and Stevenson, A T and S. 1983. Historic Wick: the archaeological implications of development. .
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Simpson, G G (ed.). 1972. Scotland's medieval burghs: an archaeological heritage in danger. 32.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Scotlands SMT Magazine. Miscellaneous issues held. See Supplementary Card for details.. June 1920, Vol VII, No 6, pp 261-265.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 3599 5100 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/9221 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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