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Ulbster, Ivy Cottage and Garden Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Wick and East Caithness, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.3412 / 58°20'28"N

Longitude: -3.1705 / 3°10'13"W

OS Eastings: 331572

OS Northings: 939779

OS Grid: ND315397

Mapcode National: GBR L6JP.BC4

Mapcode Global: WH6F0.8LHY

Entry Name: Ulbster, Ivy Cottage and Garden Walls

Listing Date: 28 April 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353822

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19479

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Wick

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness

Parish: Wick

Traditional County: Caithness

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Description

Later to late 19th century, single storey cottage raised to include attic, 1931, with adjoining byre (listed separately) forming L-plan group. Harled. Running NW-SE. SW elevation 3-bay with door at centre masked by gabled timber porch; small windows flanking and gabled timber dormers above, breaking eaves. NW elevation with small window at ground to right; SE elevation with later, single storey gabled addition to left and corner of byre to outer left. Rear elevation largely blank with small window at centre. 4-pane timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slates and stone ridge. Harled gablehead stacks.

GARDEN WALLS: rubble coped rubble walls; wire fencing to NE and SE.

Statement of Interest

Good example of traditional house and byre grouping.

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