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Latitude: 58.6246 / 58°37'28"N
Longitude: -3.361 / 3°21'39"W
OS Eastings: 321060
OS Northings: 971545
OS Grid: ND210715
Mapcode National: GBR L52Y.13K
Mapcode Global: WH6CK.BHS4
Plus Code: 9CCRJJFQ+RJ
Entry Name: Cottage, West Side Dunnet
Listing Name: West Side, Dunnet, (Mrs Calder)
Listing Date: 29 May 1991
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 337751
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6223
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Thurso and Northwest Caithness
Traditional County: Caithness
mid to late 19th century.croft house and outbuildings in long house type l-plan with detached thatched pig house to W and privy to E.rubble-built and with a variety of traditional roofing materials.3-bay whitewashed room and kitchen house with centre door,8-pane sash and case windows gable end stacks.roof of large caithness slates.modern lean-to rear extension.later outbuilding to N with sheet metal roof.byre ranges step down to S,to front,rear partly rebuilt in blockwork and asbestos roof.lower infill building with roof of very large caithness flags.gabled barn/byre adjoins at right angles.tiny window to S elvation,larger window to W at attic level.caithness slate roof.privy house (?)with single pitched slate roof in one corner of a low drystone walled kailyard opposite front of house.pig house detached to rear,gabled and thatched with small yard formed by upright caithness flags.interior:v-boarded panelling,two boxes beds,chimney piece with open hearth and cooking impedimenta 19th andearly 20th century furnishings stone slab trevisses to byre.many household and agricultural objects of interest.
internally and externally a particularly well preserved croft complex,typical of many that have been substantially altered or deserted.