MHG43825 - Cooperage and curing yard at rear of 8 & 9 Breadalbane Crescent, Wick

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Type and Period (2)

  • COOPERAGE (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FISH CURING YARD (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

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A cooperage and curing yard lies to the rear of these Listed Buildings, built circa 1860.
Originally built and occupied by the magnates of the Pulteneytown herring boom the outhouses consisted of stables, cooperages and bothy accommodation for itinerant fish workers, usually women gutters. <1>

Photographs of the cooperage (later used as a stables - see MHG43827) to the rear of no 9 were submitted to the HER to comply with a condition on planning permission. <2>

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Location

Grid reference Centred ND 3669 5057 (44m by 54m)
Map sheet ND35SE
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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