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Latitude: 57.6734 / 57°40'24"N
Longitude: -3.0925 / 3°5'32"W
OS Eastings: 334935
OS Northings: 865365
OS Grid: NJ349653
Mapcode National: GBR L8QF.XRG
Mapcode Global: WH6JB.GDMB
Entry Name: Tugnet, Salmon Fishing Station, Courtyard Square with Dwellings and Adjoining Fish House
Listing Date: 26 January 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332285
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1604
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Fochabers Lhanbryde
Traditional County: Banffshire
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
Fish house in use for commercial salmon fishing. For further
notes, see Tugnet ice house below.
Upgraded: B to A, 24.3.88
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