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Saw Mill, Burnfoot Bowden

A Category B Listed Building in Bowden, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.565 / 55°33'54"N

Longitude: -2.7039 / 2°42'13"W

OS Eastings: 355706

OS Northings: 630374

OS Grid: NT557303

Mapcode National: GBR 94K2.FX

Mapcode Global: WH7WX.FDP4

Entry Name: Saw Mill, Burnfoot Bowden

Listing Date: 31 October 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332698

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1924

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bowden

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire

Traditional County: Roxburghshire

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Description

1st Half 19th Century. Water-powered sawmill. Rubble-built. Rectangular with outshot to southwest corner. Segmentally arched entrance in east wall with loft door above. Slate roof with rooflights. Interior: overshot waterwheel, cast iron 10' diameter housed in outshot separated by wall from main body of mill. Main body contains saw and bench including rollers. Collar-beam roof. Long stone lade (200 yards) leads to mill from concrete dam.

Statement of Interest

In working order.

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