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TITLE
Oldwick Castle, Caithness
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2475_P111
PLACENAME
Wick
DISTRICT
Eastern Caithness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
DATE OF IMAGE
1873
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31715
KEYWORDS
Oldwick Castle
Wick
Earls of Orkney
castles
celtpicted
Oldwick Castle, Caithness

This illustration of Oldwick Castle near Wick in Caithness is from 'Archaeologia Scotica, or Transactions of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland', Vol V - Part I, Edinburgh, 1873. Oldwick is built on top of steep cliffs overlooking the sea. It is said to date from the late 12th or early 13th century at a time when the Norse Earls of Orkney ruled this area of Scotland

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Oldwick Castle, Caithness

CAITHNESS: Wick

Oldwick Castle; Wick; Earls of Orkney; castles; celtpicted

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

This illustration of Oldwick Castle near Wick in Caithness is from 'Archaeologia Scotica, or Transactions of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland', Vol V - Part I, Edinburgh, 1873. Oldwick is built on top of steep cliffs overlooking the sea. It is said to date from the late 12th or early 13th century at a time when the Norse Earls of Orkney ruled this area of Scotland