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Garlogie Mills, Garlogie Dam

Dam (Period Unassigned), Reservoir (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Garlogie Mills, Garlogie Dam

Classification Dam (Period Unassigned), Reservoir (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Leuchar Burn; Loch Of Skene; Milton Of Garlogie; Garlogie Hydroscheme

Canmore ID 129353

Site Number NJ70NE 12.02

NGR NJ 7829 0661

NGR Description NJ 7838 0694 to NJ 7829 0661 to NJ 7836 0609

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Skene
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Gordon
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ70NE 12.02 7838 0694 to 7829 0661 to 7836 0609

This reservoir and dam control the Leuchar Burn which flows out of the Loch of Skene. They cross the boundary between the parishes of Skene and Echt.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 15 April 1998.

(Location cited as NJ 783 067). Garlogie Hydroscheme. Hydroscheme on outlet of Loch of Skene used to run mill and beam engine at Garlogie; moderately intact.

Air photographs: AAS/88/12/S17/1-5, flown 22 November 1988.

NMRS, MS/712/64.


Standing Building Recording (10 June 2014)

The Level 2 Standing Building Survey was carried out on 10 June 2014. A full series of photographs were taken and architects plans and illustrations used to chart several phases of development. Eight structures were recording including an early 19th-century corn mill and farm buildings associated with the later 19th and 20th-century agricultural use of the site.

Information from OASIS ID: camerona1-183975 (A Cameron) 2014.


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