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Freswick House, Bridge over the Freswick Burn

A Category B Listed Building in Canisbay, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.5876 / 58°35'15"N

Longitude: -3.072 / 3°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 337777

OS Northings: 967120

OS Grid: ND377671

Mapcode National: GBR L6S1.1GP

Mapcode Global: WH6CW.SFB0

Entry Name: Freswick House, Bridge over the Freswick Burn

Listing Date: 13 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332543

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1800

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Canisbay

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness

Traditional County: Caithness

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Description

Late 18th century single span rubble bridge leading to
Freswick House, with long approach causeway from west.
Roughly dressed rubble segmental headed arch ring and cope.
Small corbelled mural chamber in thickness of approach
causeway with diminutive entrance with chamfered jambs in
north side; carved stone Sinclair coat of arms above,
possible re-used.

Statement of Interest

Mural chamber said to have been used as prison.

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