MHG47697 - Bettyhill, Fishing Station, Boilhouse


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  • BOILING HOUSE (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

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NMRS Report: (02/11/2004)
NC66SE 40 69962 62129

See also:

NC66SE 38 69979 62100 Icehouse
NC66SE 39 69971 62115 Dwelling House <1>

The boil house, part of the fishing station complex at Bettyhill.
BOILHOUSE: asymmetrical W (principal) elevation with vertically-boarded door at centre flanked by windows (infilled at right). Widened door opening to left with window to outer right. Blank harled red brick N gable; brick infill to former openings in E (rear) elevation. Interior: exposed timber beams; one inscribed "5th September 1840 Duke and Duchess of Sutherland hear (sic) visited". <2>

It is suggested that the boilhouse is the earliest feature on site, built c.1810, rebuilt in the late 19th century. The icehouse and dwelling house were built due to increased productivity. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NC 69964 62128 (16m by 22m) Surveyed
Map sheet NC66SE
Civil Parish FARR

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