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Freswick House, Steading and Enclosing Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Canisbay, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.5871 / 58°35'13"N

Longitude: -3.071 / 3°4'15"W

OS Eastings: 337834

OS Northings: 967064

OS Grid: ND378670

Mapcode National: GBR L6S1.1Y5

Mapcode Global: WH6CW.SFTD

Entry Name: Freswick House, Steading and Enclosing Walls

Listing Date: 28 November 1984

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332544

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1801

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Canisbay

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness

Traditional County: Caithness

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Description

Steading; large U-plan steading range of 18th and 19th
century dates; rubble with tooled rubble dressings. Long
crow-stepped barn with long elevations east and west closes
east side of court from sea and is linked at north gable
to Freswick House by long, coped rubble wall. Later addition
of wheel sheltered by lean-to wheelhouse at east gable,
served by lade running along east side of wall. North and
south ranges include byres, former stables and cart bay.
Mainly Caithness slate roofs, but some corrugated iron.
Enclosing walls; west side of court enclosed by high coped
rubble wall, which also extends along lane to link steading
with west side of Freswick House.

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