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15 Sinclair Terrace, Wick

A Category B Listed Building in Wick, Highland

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Latitude: 58.4397 / 58°26'22"N

Longitude: -3.093 / 3°5'34"W

OS Eastings: 336286

OS Northings: 950673

OS Grid: ND362506

Mapcode National: GBR L6QF.3V5

Mapcode Global: WH6DN.G4CC

Plus Code: 9CCRCWQ4+VR

Entry Name: 15 Sinclair Terrace, Wick

Listing Name: 15 and 16 Sinclair Terrace

Listing Date: 5 February 2002

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395831

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48408

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Wick

County: Highland

Town: Wick

Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness

Traditional County: Caithness

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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.

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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