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47 Breadalbane Terrace

A Category C Listed Building in Wick, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.4391 / 58°26'20"N

Longitude: -3.0896 / 3°5'22"W

OS Eastings: 336486

OS Northings: 950603

OS Grid: ND364506

Mapcode National: GBR L6QF.CF9

Mapcode Global: WH6DN.J40V

Entry Name: 47 Breadalbane Terrace

Listing Date: 5 February 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395827

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48403

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Wick

County: Highland

Town: Wick

Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness

Traditional County: Caithness

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Description

Circa 1880. 2-storey, 4-bay, rectangular-plan, gabled Victorian house. High gabled dormerheads to 1st floor windows breaking eaves. Coursed Caithness stone slabs. Yellow sandstone ashlar 1st floor cill course, eaves course and long and short quoins; stugged ashlar margins to openings, chamfered cills.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: panelled door to centre; letterbox fanlight, trefoil pediment above, square-stopped hoodmould. Bipartite window to left bay, stone mullion; single window to right; second door to outer right bay. Gabled windows breaking eaves to upper storey, ashlar roundels to gable heads. Corbelled cavetto moulded eaves course.

REAR ELEVATION: not seen 2001.

INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

Plate glass sash and case windows. Grey slates, pantiled ridge, cast-iron rainwater goods, decorative hoppers.

Statement of Interest

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.

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