Mertoun Mill


Site Name Mertoun Mill

Classification Watermill

Alternative Name(s) River Tweed; Caul Stream

Canmore ID 57261

Site Number NT63SW 47

NGR NT 60897 32239

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Mertoun
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Ettrick And Lauderdale
  • Former County Berwickshire

Accessing Scotland's Past

Situated to the south-west of Clint Mains, Mertoun Mill occupies a site on the north bank of the River Tweed at a stretch known as the 'Caul Stream'.

It consists of a three-storeyed, L-plan building, from which the associated machinery had evidently been removed by the 1970s.

Text prepared by RCAHMS as part of the Accessing Scotland's Past project at

Archaeology Notes

NT63SW 47.00 60897 32239

NT63SW 47.01 NT 60818 32267 Weir (Caul).

Formerly entered under classification Corn Mill.

Mertoun Mill [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1992.


Scottish Record Office

Pencil sketch

N.D. GD 157/1992.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

(Location cited as NT 610 321). Mertoun Mill, Mertoun, early 19th century. A 3-storey rubble building on an L plan, apparently gutted.

J R Hume 1976.

Architecture Notes


Scottish Record Office

Pencil sketch

N.D. GD 157/1992


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