MHG39053 - Crushing mill, Ardvreck
No summary available.
Type and Period (1)
- MILLSTONE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Site of crushing mill. Small building end on to the stream, but possibly not all remaining. One clear wall foundation, but rest uncertain. Large millstone (several metres across) between this site and the road. <1>
Visited by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in December 2009.
118A - A grassed over wall and disturbed platform, measuring 5m by 2m and aligned NE-SW are the remains of a watermill. The NW edge of the platform has been eroded away by the river. The SE area is more fully preserved. The NE wall survives to 0.6m high for a 1m stretch. None of the rest of the building is visible.
118B - Less than 100m from the watermill lies a well preserved millstone over 2m in diameter and 0.26m deep. <2>
<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, 118, p.122 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 2412 2386 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)|
- MILLSTONE (Undated)
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (0)
Comments and Feedback
Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.