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TITLE
Bridge Street, with War Memorial, Wick
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1718
PLACENAME
Wick
DISTRICT
Caithness - Eastern
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
PERIOD
1930s
CREATOR
J Valentine & Co.
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33640
KEYWORDS
postcards
Caithness
streets
bridges
towns
royal burghs
war memorials
bays
Bridge Street, with War Memorial, Wick

Postcard showing Bridge Street and war memorial in Wick.

A Royal Burgh from 1589, the town of Wick has even more ancient origins, as shown by its name which comes from the Norse "Vic", the word for bay. It lies on the north east coast of Scotland 19 miles south of John O'Groats.

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Bridge Street, with War Memorial, Wick

CAITHNESS: Wick

1930s

postcards; Caithness; streets; bridges; towns; royal burghs; war memorials; bays

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

Postcard showing Bridge Street and war memorial in Wick.<br /> <br /> A Royal Burgh from 1589, the town of Wick has even more ancient origins, as shown by its name which comes from the Norse "Vic", the word for bay. It lies on the north east coast of Scotland 19 miles south of John O'Groats.