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Latitude: 54.7596 / 54°45'34"N
Longitude: -4.5825 / 4°34'56"W
OS Eastings: 233929
OS Northings: 543581
OS Grid: NX339435
Mapcode National: GBR HJ14.5QB
Mapcode Global: WH3VB.LM2K
Entry Name: Port William, Port William Mill
Listing Date: 20 July 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353985
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19590
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West
Traditional County: Wigtownshire
Late 18th to early 19th century. Former grain mill. 2-storey, attic and basement, rectangular-plan main block. 2 lower 2-storey jambs to E and W elevations to S, forming T-plan. 2 further single storey wings to W elevation. Several further additions. Rubble; S gable of main
block limewashed. Squared granite rybats and quoins. Various window openings, some block with brick.
W (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: 2-storey jamb (former kiln?) adjoined to right. Single storey wing adjoined to left of centre. Piended single storey wing further advanced to left, with doorways to W and S. Basement doorway to right of centre. Openings at centre to both floors, and to left at 1st floor.
N ELEVATION: opening at basement and to both floors.
E ELEVATION: 2-storey jamb (drying kiln) adjoined to left; several openings; brick lean-to (store) addition to right return. 2 doorways to right. 2 openings to both floors.
S ELEVATION: partly-rendered rubble lean-to (store) adjoined to gable and jamb to left. Granite coped skews to main block. Rubble gablehead stack, with granite quoins and cope, to N. Modern stack to left to W pitch. Chimney vent to roof of E jamb. Corrugated sheet asbestos to most roofs. Purple and grey slates, with red sandstone ridges, to 2 single storey wings to W.
INTERIOR: overshot water-wheel in main block to N (1988).
Formerly listed as "Wyllie's Mill". On the OS Map of 1848, the mill is marked as "Port William Mill (Corn)" and a similar plan form is shown. Port William Mill was still in use as a mill in 1976, although driven by electricity; it was latterly used as a grain store.
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