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TITLE
Old Turnpike, Shore Street, Thurso
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0117
PLACENAME
Thurso
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Thurso
PERIOD
1940s; 1950s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32007
KEYWORDS
towers
stairways
turnpikes
stairway
postcards
Old Turnpike, Shore Street, Thurso

This postcard shows 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

1940s; 1950s

towers; stairways; turnpikes; stairway; postcards

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows 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