MHG11744 - Evelix Mill

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Type and Period (1)

  • GRAIN MILL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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NH79SE 23 7664 9080
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The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900, pp. 204, 206, 207, 215-16) - Sinclair B Calder, 1974

J Aitken : 19/2/2004
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(Location cited as NH 765 908). Evelix Mill, built in the 19th century. A two-storey meal mill, with central kiln, and a threshing mill, driven by parallel overshot waterwheels (now removed).
J R Hume 1977.

Milltown of Evelix Evelix Mill (Corn) marked on 1st ed OS Large "Mill dam" , ie pond, rectangular, with sluice centred at 276521890921 to NW of mill & other farmbuildings. It is probable that there is another mill pond, part filled in, but still rectangular between the first mill pond described and the mill buildings.
NB another millpond on the other side of the road may mark another mill site. - HAW 11/2002

WATERWHEEL AS COMPONENT

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7663 9079 (46m by 26m)
Map sheet NH79SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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