MHG27013 - Mill of Corsback


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  • GRAIN MILL (Undated)

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Created automatically by NMRS Register Utility
User: Admin, Date: Fri 10 Mar 2000
ND27SW 47.00 2417 7244

ND27SW 47.01 ND 2417 7244 to ND 2427 7137 Lade
ND27SW 47.02 ND 2426 7137 Sluice

A water mill comprising a rectangular structure, 10m E-W by 7m by 3m high, with a hole for a water-wheel in the W wall, against which there is a water chase. The river (sic) is diverted by banks.
R Mercer 1981

The Mill of Corsbank is depicted as a corn mill on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map, (Caithness, 1872), sheet 1, and described in the ONB as 'a small corn mill with a dwelling house near it'. (Name Book 1872).
Information from RCAHMS (DE) June 1997

Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 32, 196 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3364.

Mercer, R J, 1981, Archaeological field survey in northern Scotland: volume II, 1980-81, 107, No. 5 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG2511.

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Grid reference Centred ND 2416 7244 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND27SW
Civil Parish DUNNET
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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