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Talmine, Corn Mill

Watermill (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Talmine, Corn Mill

Classification Watermill (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Talmine Mill

Canmore ID 5397

Site Number NC56SE 21

NGR NC 58412 62535

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Tongue
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC56SE 21 58412 62535

(Location cited as NC 584 625). Corn mill, Talmine, early 19th century. The roofless ruin of a rectangular drystone rubble building with the axle, one pair of spokes and a ring-section of a 4-spoke, high-breast or pitch back wheel, 23.5ins (0.6m) wide by 8ft (2.44m) diameter which had an iron axle and spokes and wooden ring and buckets. The single pair of stones was 50ins (1.27m) in diameter. Part of the wooden-toothed pit wheel survives. The rubble kiln base is intact.

J R Hume 1977.

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