Fog House

Fog House; small garden summer house lined (or possibly roofed) with turf :CSD

Standing on the banks of the Rushmill Burn below the Linn (waterfall) in a semi ruinous state, due partly, according to the Banffshire Journal dated Aug 1864, under the heading of Bennachie and Excursionists “they broke the windows, and took the door off the hinges, and, throwing the furniture into the burn below, left it in a ruin!”.

According to McConnachie “Bennachie” 1890, the Fog House was built “a good few years ago”

CSD; Concise Scots Dictionary

With special thanks to Mr John Jessiman for the newspaper article

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