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Latitude: 58.4395 / 58°26'22"N
Longitude: -3.0818 / 3°4'54"W
OS Eastings: 336940
OS Northings: 950635
OS Grid: ND369506
Mapcode National: GBR L6RF.2ZP
Mapcode Global: WH6DN.M4PK
Plus Code: 9CCRCWQ9+Q7
Entry Name: Lighthouse, North Pier, Harbour, Lower Pulteneytown, Wick
Listing Name: Wick Harbour, South Pier Lighthouse and North Pier Lighthouse
Listing Date: 28 November 1984
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 388823
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42309
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness
Traditional County: Caithness
SOUTH PIER LIGHTHOUSE: built circa 1905, at the South Pier. Squat tapering octagonal mass concrete tower swelling out at top to form platform. Octagonal iron lantern on concrete plinth, tubular steel handrail. Lantern has low-pitch pyramidal roof. Ground floor linked to contemporary mass-concrerte breakwater, with rail-less steps to breakwater top. Door to lighthouse set into arched recess in ground floor of tower. Small inset windows at first floor on landward side. Small store under steps to breakwater.
NORTH PIER LIGHTHOUSE: on North Pier. Later 19th century hexagonal, 6 cast-iron tubular legs, each in 4 sections, with wrought-iron bracing towards top. Ladder access to bracketted gallery with tubular steel railing. Hexagonal wooden lantern with pyramidal roof and elaborate ventilator. Disused in 1991.
South Pier extended 200' under a Provisional Order of 1903, at an estimated cost of ?150,000. Information from Wick Harbour Trust.
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