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Latitude: 58.4398 / 58°26'23"N
Longitude: -3.0931 / 3°5'35"W
OS Eastings: 336280
OS Northings: 950679
OS Grid: ND362506
Mapcode National: GBR L6QF.3T1
Mapcode Global: WH6DN.G4BB
Entry Name: 15 and 16 Sinclair Terrace
Listing Date: 5 February 2002
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395830
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48408
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness
Traditional County: Caithness
Dated 1887. 2-storey with attic, 3-bay, semi-detached pair of Victorian houses. Elaborate nepus gable to centre. Squared and snecked coursed Caithness stone slabs. Yellow ashlar sandstone margins to openings and detailing.
NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Paired doors to centre; consoled, blocked parapet above; flanking bipartite windows with stone mullions. Canted oriel windows, bracketed and fan-corbelled, flanking bipartite window to centre of 1st floor. Canted dormers flanking nepus gable to centre of attic storey: tapered sides flanking bipartite semicircular-arched window; cill-height string course; architrave above with incised shield to centre; terminating in pediment supported upon blind arcade between square-plan stacks.
SE (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen 2001.
NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: blind gable end.
SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: blind gable end.
Plate glass sash and case windows to No 16, double-glazing to No 15.Concrete tiles. Coped skews and gable stacks. Patterned cast-iron rainwater goods with decorative hoopers.
INTERIORS: not seen 2001.
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.