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Latitude: 56.5899 / 56°35'23"N
Longitude: -2.5219 / 2°31'18"W
OS Eastings: 368046
OS Northings: 744341
OS Grid: NO680443
Mapcode National: GBR VX.FSBP
Mapcode Global: WH8S3.7MCG
Plus Code: 9C8VHFQH+X6
Entry Name: No 16, Auchmithie
Listing Name: No. 16, Auchmithie
Listing Date: 11 June 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 336015
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4729
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Arbroath and St Vigeans
Electoral Ward: Arbroath East and Lunan
Parish: Arbroath And St Vigeans
Traditional County: Angus
Late 18th century, single-storey, 3-bay cottage altered with extra single bay with half piend roof in 19th century (4 bays in total); 3-bays of original cottage white-washed snecked and squared rubble with centre door flanked by single windows; modern glazing. Slate roof, stepped masonry skews, end stacks (brick to N) later; end bay to right with large modern square window opening.
Auchmithie village stands on an elevated site overlooking the North sea. It is irregularly planned and consists of simple uniformly-designed fisher cottages, generally dating from the 18th century, some rebuilt in the 1860's. Regrettably, most have been much altered in recent years (1992). No longer a fishing village, Auchmithie is also of historical interest as the "Musselcrag" of Scotts' Antiquary.
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