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Polton, Springfield Paper Mill

Paper Mill (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Polton, Springfield Paper Mill

Classification Paper Mill (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 51850

Site Number NT26SE 57

NGR NT 28797 64755

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Midlothian
  • Parish Lasswade
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Midlothian
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT26SE 57 28797 64755

(Location cited as NT 28797 64755). Springfield Paper Mill, founded 1742. A large complex of buildings of various dates. The oldest part appears to be a three-storey rubble block with small-paned windows, now used as a garage. Other 18th- or 19th-century parts are a long two-storey rubble block and the three-storey 9-bay office building. Now in multiple occupation.

J R Hume 1976.

Architecture Notes

NT26SE 57 28797 64755

NT26SE 57.01 28646 64729 Locomotive shed and warehouse

NT26SE 57.02 28742 64727 South block

NT26SE 57.03 28644 64771 Riverside range

NT26SE 57.04 28651 64505 Weir

NT26SE 57.05 28739 64717 Garage

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