MHG54043 - Nesscastle Mill and Lade

Summary

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)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

Sources/Archives (4)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6397 4105 (367m by 362m)
Map sheet NH64SW
Civil Parish INVERNESS AND BONA
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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