MHG13131 - Possible Watermill, Ardvreck

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • WATERMILL? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Platform survives beside stream to NE of the castle. Slight remains of walls defining small square building. No strong evidence of leats feeding the mill itself. <1>

NC22SW 17 2409 2377
Greatly reduced remains of horizontal watermill - traces still evident.
NMRS MS 500/33/193

Visited by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in December 2009. An indistinct, overgrown rubble mound 6m by 6m and 1m high, aligned NE/SW, with an internal compartment 1.7m by 2.25m. The walls are very spread and badly collapsed and the south-west wall is missing, if it ever existed. There is no evidence of internal features except a possible stepped entrance in the north-east wall. <2>


Untitled Source (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG4483.


<1> White, H, Comment by Hilary White, HC Archaeologist (Verbal Communication). SHG23635.


<2> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 120, p.125 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 2408 2377 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC22SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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