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TITLE
Sir John's Square, Thurso
EXTERNAL ID
CAITHHORZ_THUFM_PH142
PLACENAME
Thurso
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Thurso
SOURCE
Caithness Horizons
ASSET ID
4339
KEYWORDS
churches
monuments
Sir John's Square, Thurso

This photograph shows the gardens given to the town by Sir Tollemache Sinclair, grandson of Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster.

In 1798, Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster laid out the new town of Thurso, to the west and south of the old town. Sinclair was a prominent nobleman whose achievements included the compilation of the First Statistical Account of Scotland. A statue sits within the gardens at Sir John's Square, in remembrance to him (behind war memorial)


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Sir John's Square, Thurso

CAITHNESS: Thurso

churches; monuments

Caithness Horizons

Caithness Horizons

This photograph shows the gardens given to the town by Sir Tollemache Sinclair, grandson of Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster.<br /> <br /> In 1798, Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster laid out the new town of Thurso, to the west and south of the old town. Sinclair was a prominent nobleman whose achievements included the compilation of the First Statistical Account of Scotland. A statue sits within the gardens at Sir John's Square, in remembrance to him (behind war memorial) <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: joannehowdle@caithnesshorizons.co.uk">Caithness Horizons</a><br />