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MILTON MILL, DETACHED KILN AND STABLESLB11724

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
11/06/1971
Local Authority
Angus
Planning Authority
Angus
Parish
Glamis
NGR
NO 38382 43878
Coordinates
338382, 743878

Description

Probably rebuilt late 18th century. 2-storey corn mill and outside wheel with stables and detached single storey with basement granary and kiln. Roughly coursed rubble with ashlar dressings. Some chamfered arrises.

CORN MILL: on ground sloping to SE.

SE ELEVATION: opening to outer left at ground and 1st floor, and larger opening to centre at 1st floor.

SW ELEVATION: M-gable with water-wheel to right below opening in gablehead. Gable to left (single storey only) with modern window.

NE ELEVATION: advanced gable to left with door at 1st floor accessed from timber platform adjoining detached kiln and stable block. Recessed gable to right with modern window.

NW ELEVATION: altered; large garage door.

KILN AND GRANARY: on ground sloping SE.

S ELEVATION: bay to left of centre with timber door and small adjacent window to right, stone forestair to further door at right in slightly angled bay; small pitch-roofed stone projection to ground at outer right with windows to front and on return to right.

E ELEVATION: tall gable end with small window at 1st floor.

W ELEVATION: small opening at 1st floor.

N ELEVATION: single storey only; timber door breaking eaves into gabled dormerhead at centre; canted plinth with metal cowl to outer left at roof ridge.

Mainly corrugated-iron roofing; Angus stone slate to pitch-roofed projection of kiln.

Statement of Special Interest

Hume describes the mill block "with 2 pairs of stones driven by an 8-spoke wood and iron overshot wheel, 50in wide by 17ft diameter (1.27 by 5.18m). There are wrought-iron bracing spokes, alternately right and left hand." The 18th century rebuilding probably made use of stone form Claverhouse Castle.

References

Bibliography

John Hume THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND, VOL II (1977), p135.

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