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Oakbank Mill, Blairgowrie

A Category B Listed Building in Blairgowrie, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.6005 / 56°36'1"N

Longitude: -3.3422 / 3°20'32"W

OS Eastings: 317689

OS Northings: 746204

OS Grid: NO176462

Mapcode National: GBR V8.T1JD

Mapcode Global: WH6PF.MCNB

Plus Code: 9C8RJM25+54

Entry Name: Oakbank Mill, Blairgowrie

Listing Name: Oakbank Mill

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 337166

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB5679

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: Blairgowrie, Oakbank Mill

ID on this website: 200337166

Location: Blairgowrie

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens

Parish: Blairgowrie

Traditional County: Perthshire

Tagged with: Mill building

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3-storey and basement mill building on steeply sloping site: rubble-built: peind roofed wheel house at basement level containing waterwheel approx. 18' dia. and 10' wide:

circumference gearing: C.I. transmission shaft with gearing

rises externally up face of main building. Rock-cut tail


Statement of Interest

Historic interest: Macdonald reports that James Grimond

was the first spinner induced by Jas. Watt to make a

trial of jute (p. 167)

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