Listed Building

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BARHOISE MILLLB10073

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
20/07/1972
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Kirkcowan
NGR
NX 34046 61746
Coordinates
234046, 561746

Description

Dated 1827. T-plan mill sited on falling ground, comprised of mill, grain store and kiln in main blcok, 1 arm built into bank with pot barley mill, fanner elevator in opposite arm. Whinstone rubble with snadstone ashlar coping to skews, granite quoins and dressings. 2doors at ground floor level to mill and kiln; door to top floor grains tore in gable end breaking eaves in gablehead to side, flanked by later machinery slapping. End gable by lade with wooden upright shaft and wooden upright shaft and wooden bearing supports of former water wheel retained, gablehead window. Graded grey slates; rooflights.

INTERIOR: 3 pairs of millstones in mill, dust harp and fanner, mill sieve. Boarded grain store on wooden cross beams supported on projecting blocks.

Statement of Special Interest

Although in a poor condition, Barhoise Mill retains some important features, in a compact group, and is of a comparativelt early date.

References

Bibliography

RCAHMS Record Sheet, G J Douglas, 23.5.88.

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