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New Lanark, Mill Number Four

Mill (18th Century)

Site Name New Lanark, Mill Number Four

Classification Mill (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Mill No. 4; River Clyde; Clyde Water; New Lanark Mills; New Lanark Industrial Village

Canmore ID 122776

Site Number NS84SE 58.04

NGR NS 88068 42475

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish Lanark
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Clydesdale
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS84SE 58.04 88068 42475

Scheduled as 'New Lanark, Mill Number Four... the foundations of a cotton spinning mill consdtructed in 1791-3, the remains of the largest of four mills built by David Dale as part of the original cotton spinning complex at New Lanark. It lies on the N bank of the River Clyde, within the New Lanark industrial village...'

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 23 December 2009.

Architecture Notes

'Mill No. 4' is depicted on OS 1st Edition map (Lanarkshire, sheet XXXII, Surveyed 1858, Published 1864). It has since been destroyed by fire in 1883.

Information from RCAHMS (KD), October 2001.


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