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Carding Mill And Steam Roller, Taybridge Terrace, Aberfeldy

A Category B Listed Building in Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.6217 / 56°37'18"N

Longitude: -3.8677 / 3°52'3"W

OS Eastings: 285496

OS Northings: 749320

OS Grid: NN854493

Mapcode National: GBR JCT6.WK0

Mapcode Global: WH4LQ.KTGL

Plus Code: 9C8RJ4CJ+MW

Entry Name: Carding Mill And Steam Roller, Taybridge Terrace, Aberfeldy

Listing Name: Taybridge Terrace, Tweed Mill Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 5 August 2002

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396343

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48865

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberfeldy

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Aberfeldy

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Earlier to mid 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 7-bay, rectangular-plan mill. Rubble with stone cills and voussoired segmental-headed openings.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: M-gabled elevation with broad 2-leaf timber door with boarded timber fanlight to centre at ground and further 2-leaf boarded timber door above, window to each floor in bay to right and small lean-to extension to left with further window at 1st floor.

NE ELEVATION: M-gabled elevation with full-width extension projecting at ground, 2 blocked windows over to 1st and attic floors.

SE ELEVATION: 7 regularly-disposed windows to each floor; later single storey flat-roofed bay to outer right.

NW ELEVATION: mirrors the above.

20-pane glazing pattern to timber windows throughout. Tarred felt roofing material. Coped ashlar gablehead stacks, that to NW rendered.

INTERIOR: cast-iron columns and mechanised spinning and weaving machinery.

Statement of Interest

Appears on both the first and second Ordnance Survey Maps as 'Carding Mill'. Still (2001) in use as weaving mill by local tweed manufacturers, Haggarts (premises at 32 Dunkeld Street listed separately). During the 19th century wool was brought here for carding, spinning and weaving after being washed and dyed at the nearby Lint Mill in Mill Street (now demolished). The 'New Statistical Account' mentions a "dye-mill, with carding and spinning machines". The Mill House is listed separately.

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