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Waterside Cottage

Mill (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Waterside Cottage

Classification Mill (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Peel Mill

Canmore ID 43827

Site Number NS55NE 34

NGR NS 59709 56271

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish Carmunnock (East Kilbride)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District East Kilbride
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS55NE 34 597 562

The site of Peel Mill (18th century), 400m ENE of the tower-house of Peel, was later a farm, and is now a residence. The remains of a weir at NS 598 561 probably indicates a churn mill at the farm, but the site of the mill is a terrace in the slope NE of the cottage, with a second terrace W, and required water at a higher level. This appears to have been served by a cutting through the spur at NS 599 562, recently utilised by a sewer, which left a residual mound, like a motte, on the S. Traces of a channel lead back to Stepends Bridge.

T C Welsh 1982.

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