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Latitude: 57.9362 / 57°56'10"N
Longitude: -4.4107 / 4°24'38"W
OS Eastings: 257365
OS Northings: 896639
OS Grid: NH573966
Mapcode National: GBR H7HR.6CS
Mapcode Global: WH3BY.6SXD
Plus Code: 9C9QWHPQ+FP
Entry Name: Salmon Fishing Station, Invershin
Listing Name: Invershin Farm and Salmon Station
Listing Date: 7 March 1984
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 330468
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB267
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Creich (Highland)
Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland
Parish: Creich (Highland)
Traditional County: Sutherland
Early 19th century, 2-storey, west facing U-plan court,
with boiling house to north (left), twin ice houses in
east range and 4-bay dwelling house south (right);
additional 2-storey, 2-bay wing to dwelling house
projecting south with later main entrance masked by modern
glazed sunparlour. All rubble with tooled ashlar
Rear (east) range of courtyard abuts hillside into which
both ice houses are built, with rear chutes and turf roofs
(now covered with corrugated iron) and access to ice
houses in court through 2 segmental headed arches.
Court closed by high coped rubble wall with pair square
dressed rubble gate piers with square caps.
Off centre side entrance to house at right of court with
small modern lean-to porch; 2 ground and 1st floor
windows in west gable (1 1st floor blind); mainly
12-pane glazing; end and ridge stacks; large lateral
stack in north wall serving boiling house; slate roof.
Ridge windvane with salmon at centre east courtyard range.
Sited at confluence of Shin and Oykel rivers; long ramp
leads directly from courtyard to river band. Salmon
par-boiled before dispatch by sea, and later by rail, to
south. Salmon fishings of Shin River established by 1791.
"Very valuable", (c.1858).
Unusually complete salmon station complex. Mr. Anderson,
brother of James Anderson who developed the Rispond,
Durness, fishings, was overseer of "Invershin fishings"