MHG6806 - Site of threshing mill, Callender Farm

Summary

The site of a building identified by J R Hume as a threshing mill, now demolished.

Type and Period (2)

  • WATERMILL (Built, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1871 AD (at some time))
  • THRESHING MILL? (Built, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1871 AD (at some time))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NJ13NW 4 1474 3687

The RCAHMS Canmore entry describes a farmstead and mill depicted on the 6 inch 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1873 at grid reference NJ 1474 3687. On checking the map in question there is no mention of a mill in this location. The location of the building photographed by J R Hume (see Canmore entry for photograph) and identified as a threshing mill can, however, been positively identified as Callender Cottage using Google Streetview imagery. The mill itself has been demolished and the cottage renovated. <1>-<3>

The building identified by J R Hume as a threshing mill is depicted (unlabelled) on the 1st edition and later Ordnance Survey maps. It is not known when it was demolished. <4>


<1> RCAHMS, Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), 16020 (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.


<2> Tilbury, S, Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer, 24/05/2010 (Verbal Communication). SHG23297.


<3> Google, Google Streetview (Interactive Resource). SHG24735.


<4> Ordnance Survey, 1871, Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Elgin (Image/Map). SHG23442.

Sources/Archives (4)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NJ 14748 36872 (12m by 17m) (Centred)
Map sheet NJ13NW
Civil Parish CROMDALE, INVERALLAN AND ADVIE
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

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