Peterculter, 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
- Council Aberdeen, City Of
- Parish Peterculter
- Former Region Grampian
- Former District City Of Aberdeen
- Former County Aberdeenshire
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].