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Latitude: 58.4383 / 58°26'17"N
Longitude: -3.0902 / 3°5'24"W
OS Eastings: 336445
OS Northings: 950510
OS Grid: ND364505
Mapcode National: GBR L6QF.C3T
Mapcode Global: WH6DN.H5PH
Plus Code: 9CCRCWQ5+8W
Entry Name: 32 -33 Argyle Square, Wick
Listing Name: 30, 31, 33 Argyle Square
Listing Date: 13 April 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 388755
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42272
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness
Traditional County: Caithness
Thomas Telford, circa 1840. Canted terrace of 2-storey, 3-bay, square-plan, gabled town houses. NE facing onto Argyle Square. Squared and tooled, long coursed Caithness stone slabs. Regular fenestration, irregular to rear.
NO 30: PRINCIPAL ELEVATION: steps to timber panelled door to right. Ashlar window dressings.
N0 31: PRINCIPAL ELEVATION: door to left. Small gabled dormer to right.
NO 33: PRINCIPAL ELEVATION: door to left, additional window flanking to right. Small gabled dormer to left.
INTERIOR: not seen 2001.
Modern tilt-and-turn windows, except sash and case to 32. Grey slates, lead flashing. Coped gable stacks with string course. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
The A-Group for Upper Pulteneytown comprises: 1,2; 4,5,6; 11,12,13,14,15,17,18; 20,22; 30,31,33; 35-41,43,44,45,46,48,49; 51-55,57-59; 62,63 Argyle Square; 65 Argyle Square and 1 Grant Street; Pulteneytown Parish Church, Argyle Square; 1; 4,6; 8,9; 10,11,12,13; 14,15,16,17,18 Breadalbane Crescent; 1,2,3; 5,6; 12,13; 15; 17,18,19; 22,23,24,25; 26,27; 28,29; 31; 32; 37,38; 41; 42; 46; 47; 48,49 Breadalbane Terrace; 3,5; 8,10 Dempster Street; Wick Central Church of Scotland, Dempster Street; 7,9; 11 Malcolm Street; 1,2; 3,4,5,6; 7,8,9,10; 13; 15,16; 17; 18; 20 Sinclair Terrace.
The Group listing is in recognition of the exceptional group value of these buildings as the core of Thomas Telford's 1809 scheme for the new town plan of Pulteneytown for the British Fisheries Society. For further information see separate listing for 1,2 Argyle Square. Upgraded C(S) to B February 2002.