MHG52649 - Former fishing store, Portormin Harbour


A 19th-century fishing store, of which only a later extension survives.

Type and Period (2)

  • GEAR STORE (Built, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1872 AD)
  • GEAR STORE (Extended, 19th Century to 20th Century - 1872 AD to 1906 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

One of a group of three stores at Portormin Harbour. The store is depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1872 and appears to have been extended some time during the late 19th or early 20th century. <1><2>

Only this two-storey extension now survives, with a later, single-storey addition to the north. Photographs of the building were submitted to the HER in June 2009 in connection with a planning application for change of use. <3>

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Grid reference Centred ND 16531 29490 (37m by 46m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND12NE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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