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Rispond Lodge, Fishing Station, Rispond

A Category B Listed Building in North, West and Central Sutherland, Highland

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Latitude: 58.5493 / 58°32'57"N

Longitude: -4.6631 / 4°39'47"W

OS Eastings: 245124

OS Northings: 965429

OS Grid: NC451654

Mapcode National: GBR G6V4.BR3

Mapcode Global: WH26S.BCQW

Plus Code: 9CCQG8XP+PQ

Entry Name: Rispond Lodge, Fishing Station, Rispond

Listing Name: Rispond Lodge, Cottage and Fishing Station

Listing Date: 18 March 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330795

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB495

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200330795

Location: Durness

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland

Parish: Durness

Traditional County: Sutherland

Tagged with: House

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Lodge; late 18th century, 2-storey and attic, 3-bay house;
centre door masked by later projecting gabled porch;
flanking single storey wings forming court, closed at
south by retaining wall; all white harled. 3 later piended
dormers; mainly 4-pane glazing; crowsteps to west (left)
wing; modern glazing to east (right) wing, which has centre
door in south elevation approached by flight of steps.
Corniced end stacks; slate roofs.
Court enclosed by harled and coped retaining wall with
cast-iron spearhead railings; pair square harled gate piers
with moulded copes and ball finials; match cast-iron
pedestrian gate.
Cottage (to rear of Main house); early 19th century, 2-storey,
3-bay cottage; centre door masked by modern lean-to porch

Statement of Interest

Single storey wings flanking Lodge were former fish boiling

houses Quay still used by fishing boats. Mr James Anderson

farmed Rispond and developed the fishing for which "he

built a pier and formed a village" at Rispond before 1813.

Donald Sage. Referred to as Ruspin in THE STATISTICAL

ACCOUNT (1790).

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