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Latitude: 58.4376 / 58°26'15"N
Longitude: -3.0867 / 3°5'12"W
OS Eastings: 336649
OS Northings: 950432
OS Grid: ND366504
Mapcode National: GBR L6RF.6QR
Mapcode Global: WH6DN.K6C0
Plus Code: 9CCRCWQ7+28
Entry Name: 1 Grant Street, Wick
Listing Name: 65 Argyle Square and 1 Grant Street
Listing Date: 13 April 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 388782
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42284
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness
Traditional County: Caithness
Circa 1840. Semi-detached pair of 2-storey, 2-bay, rectangular-plan, gabled houses on corner site. Coursed Caithness stone slabs. Regular fenestration, irregular to rear.
NO 65 W(ARGYLE SQUARE) ELEVATION: door to right, blocked pend to centre, window to outer right shared with 63. NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: blind gable end.
NO 1 (GRANT STREET) PRINCIPAL ELEVATION: stepping down in height from No 65 with half-piended roof. SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: gable end with door to ground.
INTERIORS: not seen 2001.
Plate glass sash and case windows. Grey slates, lead flashing. Coped gable stacks, 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.