MHG42183 - Kippering House Store and Shop, Shore Street, Thurso


Mid C19 store incorporating later shop. Part of larger Kippering House which also includes a fish smoking kiln, fish house and yard.

Type and Period (2)

  • STOREHOUSE (19th Century - 1825 AD to 1875 AD)
  • SHOP (Second World War - 1940 AD to 1940 AD)

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Full Description

Part of the Listed Building complex, associated with the kippering indsutry at Shore Street/Wilson's Lane.
2-storey rectangular rubble store at right angles to fish house. Modern narrow 3-bay shop inserted in ground floor flanked by original 8-pane windows in outer bays, ground and 1st floor. Central 1st floor gable loft door with hoist projecting above. <1>

The store, a free-standing building east of the fish house, has been converted for housing (now no. 11 Shore Street). <2>

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Grid reference Centred ND 1195 6864 (14m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND16NW
Civil Parish THURSO
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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