MHG58944 - Farmstead, mill, millpond, kiln (The Square), Isle of Ewe


‘The Square’ is the ruin of John Mackenzies’s model farm on Isle of Ewe

Type and Period (4)

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • MILL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • KILN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • MILL POND (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Square as it is known on the island are the buildings of Dr John Mackenzie’s model farm. Associated with ‘the Square’ are walled enclosures (MHG58961), two rows of buildings built to house farm workers (MHG58945) and fishermen (MHG58960), a jetty (MHG58962), and a mill pond with lade leading to a mill wheel that drove a threshing and meal mill. This site was recorded in 2014 by Malone D, MacInnes A & Buchanan J as part of an archaeological survey of Isle Ewe . <1>

NGR adjusted based on 1999-2001 AP’s <2>

1st Edition OS 6" <3>

Sources/Archives (4)



Grid reference Centred NG 8607 8763 (130m by 115m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG88NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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Related Investigations/Events (1)

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