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Lewis, Gress, Abhainn Mhor, Corn Mill

Watermill (19th Century)

Site Name Lewis, Gress, Abhainn Mhor, Corn Mill

Classification Watermill (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Griais Mill; Gress Mill

Canmore ID 156898

Site Number NB44SE 53

NGR NB 4943 4200

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Stornoway
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NB44SE 53 4943 4200

(Location cited as NB 494 420). Corn mill, Gress, 19th and early 20th century. The roofless ruin of a complex and two-storey building, part rubble, part cast concrete, with rhe axle and one ring of a six-spoke iron overshot wheel about 14ft (4.3m) diameter and the cast-iron pit wheel. There is a 48in (1.22m) diameter millstone at the entrance.

J R Hume 1977.


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