Basic Site Details

Name: Housing, Shore Street
Town, district or village: Thurso
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Housing  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 444-56, High StreetYes 
Item 2 of 42,4,6,8,20, Shore StreetYes 
Item 3 of 412-14 and 13,15,17,19, Shore StreetYesSecond development, sire B
Item 4 of 425, 27, 29, 31, Shore StreetYesSecond development, site C


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419361950 Plans showing parts of second development of housing area
Item 2 of 419361946 Plans dated for reconstruction of the old town
Item 3 of 41950s  Houses built
Item 4 of 4c. 1950  Layout of area


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4(Sir) Frank Charles MearsArchitect c. 19361946Layout and plans for reconstruction of the old town
Item 2 of 4Hugh Sinclair MacdonaldArchitectAc. 1936c. 1950Houses designed and built
Item 3 of 4James Constable LeedArchitectAc. 1936c. 1950Houses designed and built
Item 4 of 4Sinclair Macdonald & SonArchitectural practiceAc. 1936c. 1950Houses designed and built


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp135

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1North Highland ArchivesSinclair MacDonald Collection SM 1930/107/42-49, 51-57, 64, 70-74