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TITLE
Old Turnpike, Shore Street, Thurso
EXTERNAL ID
HC_ARCH2_1981-82_81061020
PLACENAME
Thurso
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Thurso
PERIOD
1980s
SOURCE
The Highland Council Archaeology Unit
ASSET ID
13224
KEYWORDS
towers
stairways
turnpikes
stairway
Old Turnpike, Shore Street, Thurso

The old turnpike on Shore Street, Thurso. Shore Street is the home of many 17th and 18th century houses, although many of their original features have been hidden due to reconstruction. This two storey round external stair tower is a unique survival in Thurso and still remains there today

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Old Turnpike, Shore Street, Thurso

CAITHNESS: Thurso

1980s

towers; stairways; turnpikes; stairway;

The Highland Council Archaeology Unit

The old turnpike on Shore Street, Thurso. Shore Street is the home of many 17th and 18th century houses, although many of their original features have been hidden due to reconstruction. This two storey round external stair tower is a unique survival in Thurso and still remains there today