Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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NO 38591 46693
338591, 746693


17th century in origin, late 18th to early 19th century in form. 2-storey corn mill with wheel-house and detached kiln. Rubble with ashlar dressings. Chamfered arrises.

AULD MILL SW RANGE: Angus stone slate to wheel-house and grey slate to taller range.

SE (GLAMIS BURN) ELEVATION: lower wheel-house to left of centre and tall mill building to right, both with variety of asymmetrical openings.

JOINERS WORKSHOP TO NE: piend-roofed single and 2-storey building with Angus stone slates. Piend-roofed advanced bay to river elevation of 2-storey section.

NW ELEVATION: 2-storey, building to right with boarded timber door in bay to left at ground, and window to right at each floor. Lower, 3-bay range to left with large sliding timber door to left, and altered windows (with vertically-aligned astragals) to centre and right bays.

Statement of Special Interest

Property of Strathmore Estates (Holding) Ltd. John Rennie, a successful millwright, designed machinery for a Glamis mill towards the end of the eighteenth century. Glamis Greys were good quality stones (quarried locally) for grinding oats and barley.



John Hume INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND Vol II (1977), p135. Enid Gauldie THE SCOTTISH COUNTRY MILLER 1700-1900 (1981).

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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