MHG33688 - Water mill site, Portmahomack


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Type and Period (1)

  • WATERMILL (CULTURE 300; CULTURE 900; , Pictish - 300 AD to 900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Remains of mill excavated within SW part of monastic enclosure. <1>

Dated to the Pictish Period (300 AD to 900 AD), the mill remains, contained within SW part of monastic enclosure and comprising a cistern like box-shaped, sandstone slab lined pool, into which numerous hand querns had been deposited, and a water management system, including a dam arrangement, were discovered during the seasons of excavation
undertaken by Professor Martin Carver and his team from the mid-1990s, to 2007. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 9146 8392 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH98SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish TARBAT

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