MHG9650 - Smigel Mill


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  • GRAIN MILL (Built, 19th Century - 1850 AD to 1850 AD)

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NC85NE 13 8953 5769.
(Location cited NC 896 577). Smigel Mill, built c1850. An attractive rectangular rubble 2-storey building with small pyramidal-roofed kiln vent.There is a 3-ring, 8-spoke overshot wood and iron wheel, 4ft wide x 12ft 2ins diam (1.22 by 3.71m) with external gear ring on inner face, driving 6-spoke pinion. Built as co-operative venture.
J R Hume 1977. <1>

Tongue/Farr Local Plan, Oct 1995: P6/1.24.
J Aitken : 11/06/01.

De-scheduled 5/11/2003 - HAW

The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900, pp. 209, 219-220) - Sinclair B Calder, 1974 <2>

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Grid reference Centred NC 8953 5768 (11m by 17m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC85NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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