Peterculter, Paper Mill

Paper Mill

Site Name Peterculter, Paper Mill

Classification Paper Mill

Alternative Name(s) Culter Paper Mills; Culter Mills

Canmore ID 19431

Site Number NJ80SW 17

NGR NJ 8343 0066

NGR Description Centred NJ 8343 0066

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Aberdeen, City Of
  • Parish Peterculter
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District City Of Aberdeen
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

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NJ80SW 17 centred 8343 0066.

(Located at NJ 834 007). Culter Paper Mills. Founded 1751. The main range here is on an L plan, 3-storey and attic, 16- by 27-bay, with 2 Flemish gables on the longer frontage. There is a tall red-brick chimney. The large Musgrave tandem compound steam engine that was kept for years as a standby has been scrapped.

J R Hume 1977.

(Location cited as NJ 834 007). Culter Paper Mills remain in manufacturing use. Culter Burn was used as a source of rags; two colleges, schools and a flourishing printing industry justified the enterprise.

[Newspaper references cited: Press and Journal 7 and 9 April 1984].

NMRS, MS/712/76.

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