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GLAMIS VILLAGE, GLAMIS SAW MILL, THE MILL SLAPLB11697

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
15/01/1980
Local Authority
Angus
Planning Authority
Angus
Parish
Glamis
NGR
NO 38593 46510
Coordinates
338593, 746510

Description

1806. Small single storey and attic plash mill sited on falling ground converted to turning mill (see Notes) with internal wheel. Rubble with dressed ashlar quoins; corrugated-iron roof.

SW (THE MILL) ELEVATION: single storey elevation with raised ground level at centre leading to boarded timber door in gabled loft dormer; timber launder bridged over rubble piers and sluice to right.

SE ELEVATION: timber wheel-housing adjoining at ground, and blocked opening in gablehead.

NE (GLAMIS BURN) ELEVATION: door to centre with windows in flanking bays.

Small-pane windows to main entrance elevation. Boarded loft door and loft window to SE gable. Timber-lintelled, louvered shutters. Corrugated sheet roofing.

Statement of Special Interest

Property of Strathmore Estates (Holding) Ltd. Built by William Baxter & Son from Dundee for the spinning of flax, the mill held 16 frames, a 16 horse-power water wheel and employed 66 people. In 1820 a 10 horse-power steam engine was added to assist when water levels were low. The site is now used as the Estate Sawmill.

References

Bibliography

NSA, p348. Rev John Stirton GLAMIS A PARISH HISTORY (1913). John Shaw WATER POWER IN SCOTLAND 1550-1870 (1984). John Hume INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND VOL II (1977), p135.

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