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Balmuir, Balmuirfield House, Mill, Including Wheel and Sluice

A Category B Listed Building in Monifieth and Sidlaw, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.495 / 56°29'42"N

Longitude: -2.9797 / 2°58'46"W

OS Eastings: 339780

OS Northings: 734091

OS Grid: NO397340

Mapcode National: GBR Z8S.CV

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.60CN

Entry Name: Balmuir, Balmuirfield House, Mill, Including Wheel and Sluice

Listing Date: 10 December 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353276

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19036

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Mains and Strathmartine

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Monifieth and Sidlaw

Parish: Mains And Strathmartine

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Earlier 19th century. 2-storey, L-plan plash mill. Rubble sandstone, stugged ashlar dressings, pink ashlar quoins, grey slate piended roof.

S ELEVATION: asymmetrical; door at centre, window at left, 3 windows at right, boarded opening at 1st floor. Blank gable at right return.

W ELEVATION OF N RANGE: blocked cart entrance at right; hay-loft door at centre breaking eaves with piended roof. Entrance with sliding door at left return gable.

E ELEVATION OF N RANGE: boarded-up door at centre, window with security bars at right.

N ELEVATION: small window at left, drive shaft and wheel protruding at off centre left.

INTERIOR: 5-stall stable with timber trevises in N range.

WHEEL AND SLUICE: breat-shot wheel at S with transmission through chamber under road adjoining S elevation of mill; sluice at W, lade covered at right.

Statement of Interest

Part of B Group with Balmuirfield House, Coach House,Road Bridge

over Lade, Lodge, Road Bridge over Dichty Water. The wheel is

in relatively good condition although there is evidence of

machinery remaining in the mill itself. There is an early 20th

century turbine on the banks of the Dichty to the south.

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