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Vementry, Vementry Clack Mill

A Category B Listed Building in Shetland West, Shetland Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 60.3203 / 60°19'12"N

Longitude: -1.437 / 1°26'13"W

OS Eastings: 431200

OS Northings: 1159706

OS Grid: HU312597

Mapcode National: GBR Q1TG.D7R

Mapcode Global: XHD29.PVBQ

Entry Name: Vementry, Vementry Clack Mill

Listing Date: 13 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352961

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18818

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Sandsting

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: Shetland West

Parish: Sandsting

Traditional County: Shetland

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Description

Later 19th century. Horizontal mill sited on burn from Hostigates Loch. Conforming to standard design of upper and lower houses with millstone sited in upper house, and tirl in lower house. Red granite rubble walls. Gables to E and W, with vertically-boarded timber door in W gable; inlet to upper house at left in N elevation, outlet from lower house at right in S elevation.

Statement of Interest

A remarkably complete, and therefore rare, example of a horizontal mill, but now roofless (1996).

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