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16, 17, 18, 19 Smith Terrace

A Category C Listed Building in Wick, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.4374 / 58°26'14"N

Longitude: -3.0838 / 3°5'1"W

OS Eastings: 336820

OS Northings: 950403

OS Grid: ND368504

Mapcode National: GBR L6RF.834

Mapcode Global: WH6DN.L6R5

Entry Name: 16, 17, 18, 19 Smith Terrace

Listing Date: 5 February 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395832

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48409

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Wick

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness

Traditional County: Caithness

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Description

Later 19th century. 8-bay block of 3-storey, 2-bay terraced houses. Gabled dormerheads breaking eaves. Harled, coursed Caithness stone slabs. Regular fenestration, irregular to rear; blind to gable ends.

NO 16: N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: modern harl, door to right,

NO 17: (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: door to left. Dividing band between ground and 1st storey; cill course to 3rd storey. Pilasters flanking ground floor openings. Large picture window to ground floor right.

NO 18: (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: door to left. Dividing band between ground and 1st storey, cill course to 3rd storey. Pilasters flanking ground floor openings. Bipartite window to ground floor left, stone mullion.

NO 19: N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: door to right, bipartite window to ground floor right, timber mullion.

INTERIORS: not seen 2001.

Plate glass sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped gable stacks. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

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; 16,17,18,19 Smith 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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