MHG46898 - Thurso, 18 Shore Street

Summary

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Type and Period (2)

  • (Former Type) SITE (Undated)
  • HOUSE (17th Century - 1601 AD to 1700 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (03/02/2004)
ND16NW 380 ND 11969 68668

For the adjoining 16 Shore Street see:
ND16NW 18 ND 11960 68667

On the N side of Shore Street is a 17th century dwelling; it is two-storeyed, 57ft long, with a 6 1/2ft diameter turret containing the stair. On the skew-put of the W gable are the initials D W K R and the date '1686'.
RCAHMS 1911.

This building is reputed to be the Thurso Turnpike where the old stage coaches used to start.
H Sinclair 1930.

ND 1196 6866. This building, now completely restored, is as described.
Visited by OS (E G C) 18 April 1962.

No change to the previous field report other than the lower of two windows in the turret has been blocked off.
Visited by OS (J M) 29 September 1981.



<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 254045 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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Location

Grid reference ND 11969 68667 (point)
Map sheet ND16NW
Civil Parish THURSO
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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