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Newmilns Mill

A Category C Listed Building in Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8661 / 54°51'58"N

Longitude: -4.4911 / 4°29'28"W

OS Eastings: 240225

OS Northings: 555215

OS Grid: NX402552

Mapcode National: GBR HH8V.CKF

Mapcode Global: WH3TS.ZYJF

Entry Name: Newmilns Mill

Listing Date: 30 January 1991

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353448

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19153

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Wigtown

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

19th century, comprised of mill with kiln and grain store, of varying dates and picturesquely in block sited on steeply falling ground to River Bladnoch. machinery and water wheel have gone. Rubble, painted white to N, E and W; ashlar cooping to principal skews. Gabled block running N-S.single storey to N, 2-storey to S, containing mill and grain store; shaft opening of former water wheel evident to S with grain store window in gablehead; tall door on higher ground to S, leading to grain store with gablehead window. lean-to additions to E and W elevations with catslide roofs; further gabledaddition running E-W to E elevation, with wide machinery slapping in gable end, brick jambs. Fixed small-pane windows in ruinous condition; stable door to grain store. Graded grey slates to principal roofs, corrugated asbestos to E-W workshop.

Statement of Interest

The water wheel was apparently removed circa 1960 and the mill is currently largely redundant (1990), partly serving as a store and workshop. The floor to the upper storeys is ruinous in places.

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