MHG11933 - Rispond Fishing Station


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  • FISHING STATION (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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NH46NE0002 Rispond Lodge and cottage

JHooper, 20/09/2001
NC46NE 1 451 653
The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900, pp. 93, 104-105, 236, 249) - Sinclair B Calder, 1974

J Aitken : 19/2/2004
(Location cited as NC 452 654). Pier, store etc., Rispond, c. 1788 and later. A delightful group with: a massive coursed-rubble pier and quay; a two-storey and attic fish house with external stair to the first floor, crow-stepped gables and a fish wind-vane; a single-storey barn, and three dwelling-houses, one of them with wings designed as salmon-boiling houses.
J R Hume 1977.

A photographic survey was carried out in 2011 as a condition of a planning application for the conversion of a byre/agricultural store into a two bedroom holiday letting cottage (Listed Building).

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Grid reference Centred NC 4515 6542 (159m by 183m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC46NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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