MHG54043 - Nesscastle Mill and Lade
Nesscastle Corn Mill, with its lade to the S is marked on the 1st edition OS Map. The lade is still water-filled on modern mapping, and the site of the mill is occupied by The Weir Fishing Lodge.
Type and Period (2)
- LADE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- CORN MILL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Nesscastle Mill is shown on 1st edition Ordnance Survey mapping. It is marked as a Corn Mill, consisting of an L-shaped building with two rectangular buildings. The mill lade is marked, running for over 500m. Little change is evident by 1900, the time of the 2nd edition OS map. <1><2>
By 1964, the mill lade is shown as disused, and the Weir Fishing Lodge has been built to the n of the mill complex. The Northern arm of the lade is no longer marked. The disused lade is shown as water-filled on modern OS mapping. <3><4>
<1> Ordnance Survey, 1873-6, Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Inverness-shire (Image/Map). SHG23755.
<2> Ordnance Survey, 1900-5, Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Inverness (Image/Map). SHG23940.
<3> Ordnance Survey, 1964, Ordnance Survey 5th edition map: Inverness (Image/Map). SHG24530.
<4> Ordnance Survey, Ordnance Survey Mastermap (Image/Map). SHG23361.
- <1> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1873-6. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Inverness-shire. Digital.
- <2> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1900-5. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Inverness. Digital.
- <3> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1964. Ordnance Survey 5th edition map: Inverness. Digital.
- <4> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Mastermap. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6397 4105 (367m by 362m)|
|Civil Parish||INVERNESS AND BONA|
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