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Latitude: 54.8282 / 54°49'41"N
Longitude: -4.968 / 4°58'4"W
OS Eastings: 209454
OS Northings: 552191
OS Grid: NX094521
Mapcode National: GBR GH3Y.H4T
Mapcode Global: WH2SM.NWHZ
Plus Code: 9C6QR2HJ+7R
Entry Name: Windmill, Stoneykirk
Listing Name: Windmill Plantation, Old Windmill
Listing Date: 20 July 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 350526
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16731
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Stranraer and the Rhins
Traditional County: Wigtownshire
Late 18th century. Remains of tapering tower to circular-plan windmill. Rubble. 12ft height, internal diameter of 8ft, on walls 2ft thick. Single entrance 5ft by 3ft to SW. Wooden upper part, with sails, now gone.
INTERIOR: no remaining machinery.
Donnachie suggests that the remains are the base of a turret post mill, although also suggests the possibility of an 'amateur' windmill built by a local farmer. Douglas et al suggests it more likely that it was a wind-driven scotch mill for flax (Douglas et al, p35).
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