Listed Building

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SANDHAVEN, MAIN STREET, SANDHAVEN MILLLB15885

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
16/04/1971
Local Authority
Aberdeenshire
Planning Authority
Aberdeenshire
Parish
Pitsligo
NGR
NJ 96651 67246
Coordinates
396651, 867246

Description

Early 19th century. Rectangular mill and kiln of different builds, 2 storeys, with lean-to projecting wing at rear from L-plan. Dark whinstone rubble, tooled rubble dressings. Entrance in centre of S elevation and also in rear wing. Kiln at W has blocked window in ground floor of W gable and centre kiln window in gable and S elevation. 2 windows light S elevation of mill.

Slate roofs with octagonal ridge vent to kiln; silhouette of pig forms wind vane.

Wheel gable at E with remains of overshot 8-spoke wheel served by trough lade.

INTERIOR: all machinery survives including electric motor which provided power in the last years of its working life; other fittings include built-in hinged top desk for miller's use.

Statement of Special Interest

Mill ceased to function as such in early 1980's. The mill

wheel was superseded by electric power.

References

Bibliography

John R Hume, THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND ii

(1977), p.115

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

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