Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Argyll And Bute
Planning Authority
Argyll And Bute
Kilfinichen And Kilvickeon
NM 38532 21870
138532, 721870


Probably early 19th century. Water-powered corn mill. Random rubble with roughly squared sandstone lintels; gabled; roofless (1991). 2-storey (see NOTES), T-plan, stem projecting NE to rear into slope of ground. SW FLANK fronting water-source: irregular openings; at ground, door to left, window centre, small square opening to right at fall of ground; upper floor with 2 windows close up at eaves at centre and at right.

Blind NW gable. Masonry enclosing wheel-pit at SE survives in fragmentary condition; small square loft opening to right in SE gable end. Water-wheel and internal machinery removed (see NOTES).

Statement of Special Interest

Listed category C(S) because of loss of roof and machinery. Possibly heightend, ?originally single-storey.

Adjacent miller's house (Millbrae Cottage recently re-roofed, occupied by Mrs Edwards, who is in possession of cornmill millstones and gear wheels.



RCAHMS INVENTORY, ARGYLL. Vol 3, p 43 (1980): improved type of water-powered grain mills introduced to Mull and Tiree from late 18th century.

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