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Tugnet, Ice-House and Fishery View of boiling house

SC 494215

Description Tugnet, Ice-House and Fishery View of boiling house

Date 10/6/1976

Collection John R Hume

Catalogue Number SC 494215

Category On-line Digital Images

Scope and Content Salmon fishing station, Tugnet, Spey Bay, Morayshire This station at the mouth of the Spey is the largest and finest salmon station in Scotland. It consists of a U-plan block of bothy, stores and boiling house, a courtyard range of fishermen's houses, and a three-chamber icehouse. This view shows the bothy and boiling house range of the U-plan block, with the twin chimneys of the boiling pans. Note that the tops of the chimneys are made of bricks, perhaps from the Blackpots brickworks not far to the east. Salmon fishing was widely practised in Scotland, especially on the north and east coasts. At one time fish were par-boiled for shipment to the London market, hence the boiling house here. This range is dated 1783. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference H76/180/16


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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