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Latitude: 57.6697 / 57°40'10"N
Longitude: -2.6595 / 2°39'34"W
OS Eastings: 360754
OS Northings: 864616
OS Grid: NJ607646
Mapcode National: GBR M8SG.4CP
Mapcode Global: WH8LT.3HT5
Entry Name: Lintmill of Boyne, Old Lintmill and Garden Wall at South
Listing Date: 22 February 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334250
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3239
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
17th century, with 18th century alterations and conversion
to dwellinghouse circa 1985. 2-storey and loft, 3-bay
L-plan building. Rubble, tooled rubble dressings. 3-bay W
elevation with projecting wide gabled bay at right with
large modern ground floor opening now infilled with
multi-pane glazing and French windows. Centre entrance,
3 1st floor windows. Raised 1st floor entrance at rear
approach by footbridge oversailing former lade; tooled ashlar
wheel gable in E elevation. Multi-pane glazing. Ridge stack;
modern pantiled roof.
GARDEN WALL: mill divided from neighbouring farm by rubble
garden wall in centre of which projects canted rear of
garden house with access from farm garden.
Flax for processing as lint or linen was extensively
grown in Banffshire; bleaching field and lintmill exists
(in very poor state) near Deskford. The old mill at Lintmill
of Boyne was used as a cattle shelter (when the large
entrance was probably made) until rehabilitated as a house
in the mid 1980s.
Staircase inserted in old Lintmill circa 1985 was formerly
a secondary staircase at keith Hall, Insch.
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