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High Mill Chapel Street

A Category A Listed Building in Carluke, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7367 / 55°44'12"N

Longitude: -3.8341 / 3°50'2"W

OS Eastings: 284935

OS Northings: 650778

OS Grid: NS849507

Mapcode National: GBR 12N3.QD

Mapcode Global: WH5SB.22HJ

Entry Name: High Mill Chapel Street

Listing Date: 12 January 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331131

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB726

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Carluke

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale West

Parish: Carluke

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Built 1797. Tapering 3 storey rubble tower of circular
cross section, the top and sails missing. Attached a
mid 19th century double pile, 2-storey squared rubble
range housing the former threshing mill in the eastern part,
a brick lined kiln and loft in the western part with
machinery below the loft. To the northeast a square
section brick chimney with boiler house and outbuildings,
the latter partly ruinous. The tower mill still retains
some of the mill works eg shutes, hoppers, mill stones etc.
The machinery below the loft includes condenser of a steam
engine made by Easton and Anderson of London and most of
a Tangye gas engine.

Statement of Interest

1982 the interior works of the tower in a state of

collapse. High Mill is the most complete Scottish windmill.

The mill was powered by wind for approx 50 years then

converted to steam. It was working until the 1930s.

De-Scheduled on 26 May 2005.

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