MHG47697 - Bettyhill, Fishing Station, Boilhouse
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Type and Period (1)
- BOILING HOUSE (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)
NMRS Report: (02/11/2004)
NC66SE 40 69962 62129
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>
- <1> Dataset: RCAHMS. 02/2008. Annual update from Canmore. Digital. 267700.
- <2> Dataset: Historic Scotland. Information Supplementary to the Statutory List (This information has no legal significance). Digital. HB Number 49634.
- <3> Verbal Communication: Cameron, K. Comment by Kirsty Cameron, HC Archaeologist.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 69964 62128 (16m by 22m)|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB49634 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/267700 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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