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Harrow, Flagstone Works View from SSE

SC 438152

Description Harrow, Flagstone Works View from SSE

Date 16/5/1974

Collection John R Hume

Catalogue Number SC 438152

Category On-line Digital Images

Scope and Content Salmon-fishing station, Phillips's Harbour, Harrow, Caithness Phillips's Harbour seems to have been built as a fishing station for herring and salmon. This group of buildings was built to prepare salmon for the voyage to the London market, the main source of demand for Scottish salmon. This view shows on the left what was probably a store, perhaps a boat store, with a salmon-boiling shed beyond. In this the fish were partly boiled to help to keep them in good condition on the voyage to London. This was part of a suite of buildings provided for the salmon fishery here, linked to a well-constructed pier and quay. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference H74/148/4

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/438152

File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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Collection Level (551 147) John R Hume

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