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TUGNET, SALMON FISHING STATION, COURTYARD SQUARE WITH DWELLINGS AND ADJOINING FISH HOUSE (Ref:1604)

This building is in the Moray Council and the Bellie Parish. It is a category A building and was listed on 26/01/1971.

Group Items: 94-97, Group Cat: A, Map Ref: NJ 349 653.

Description

Late 18th century complex of slightly different builds.

COURTYARD SQUARE WITH DWELLINGS: probably John Baxter, 1772.

2-storey, 5-bay S facing frontage with slightly lower,

2-storey single bay set back wings terminating U-plan rear

range enclosing hollow square. Tooled and squared rubble

frontage, tooled rubble elsewhere, tooled ashlar dressings.

Centre keystoned segmental-headed pend with impost blocks

leading to inner court. Regular fenestration with 12-pane

glazing. Shaped centre front wallhead stack; coped end

stacks; Banffshire slate roofs.

Inner court enclosed by 2-storey U-plan range comprising

dwellings, former cooperage, stables, stores. Forestair leads

to 1st floor.

FISH HOUSE: dated 1783. L-plan single storey range abutting W

gable of steading square; rear yard closed at N by wall.

Irregular 4-bay S front with doorway and blocked keystoned

arch (as steading square) with centre window. Further

doorways in W return elevation and massive double wallhead

stack. Varied glazing. Slate roofs.

INTERIOR: 2 large fireplaces each fitted with substantial

iron swey; wheel and hoisting tackle in roof. Stone slab

flooring.

Notes

Fish house in use for commercial salmon fishing. For further notes, see Tugnet ice house below. Upgraded: B to A, 24.3.88

References

See below, Tugnet ice house. For courtyard range, Scottish Record Office, GD44/Sec 52/37/pp. 325, 343.

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