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Westray, Pierowall, Trenabie Mill And Lade

Grain Mill (Period Unassigned), Lade (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Westray, Pierowall, Trenabie Mill And Lade

Classification Grain Mill (Period Unassigned), Lade (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Loch Saintear

Canmore ID 2801

Site Number HY44NW 43

NGR HY 43836 47940

NGR Description Centred HY 43836 47940

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Westray
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Architecture Notes

HY44NW 43 centred 43836 47940

For mill at HY 43848 47958, see HY44NW 83.

(Location cited as HY 438 479). Westray, Trenabie Mills. The newer block, built c. 1885, is 3 storeys high, 4 bays long, with a large louvred kiln vent. The overshot wheel, about 14ft (4.3m) diameter, and machinery have been removed. The older 18th century mill, partly ruinous, with crow-stepped gables, retains its 8-spoke mid-breast wheel, iron with wooden paddles, 3ft 7ins (1.09m) wide by 12ft (3.66m) diameter.

J R Hume 1977.


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