MHG2173 - Freswick Mill


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Type and Period (2)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A corn-mill with its associated weir, lead, dam and sluice. Possibly the mill mentioned in 1653 as belonging to 'the manor place of Burnesyde.' (ND36NE 3).
OS 6" map, Caithness, 1st ed., (1873); Orig Paroch Scot 1855.

Freswick Mill, post-medieval to modern, is ruinous and overgrown with only one wall standing. It has measured 12.42m by 5.5m, with an extension 6.5m by 4.8m and a mill pond about 75m by 29m.
C E Batey 1982.

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Grid reference Centred ND 3745 6725 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND36NE
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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