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Hawick, Kirkstile, Tower Mill

Cinema (21st Century), Information Centre (21st Century), Theatre (21st Century), Woollen Mill (19th Century)

Site Name Hawick, Kirkstile, Tower Mill

Classification Cinema (21st Century), Information Centre (21st Century), Theatre (21st Century), Woollen Mill (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Murray Brothers

Canmore ID 55371

Site Number NT51SW 42

NGR NT 50202 14418

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Hawick
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Roxburgh
  • Former County Roxburghshire

Archaeology Notes

NT51SW 42 50200 14429

During March 1999, RCAHMS conducted a photographic survey of the remaining textile related structures standing in Hawick. The purpose of this survey was to enhance and augment the National Monuments Record Scotland.

Visited by RCAHMS (MKO), March 1999

In 2003, being renovated converted to alternative (heritage-related) use.

Information from RCAHMS (MKO) 26 November 2003

Site Management (27 August 1990)

Long 3 storey double-roofed mill in whinstone with sandstone dressings, splayed in plan in order to follow the bend of the road. The rear is carried on a flat segmental arch over the Slitrig Water. A brick chimney stump sits at one corner. The basement retains its original waterwheel, believed to be some 12ft in diameter and the largest in the south of Scotland.


Sbc Note

Visibility: This is an upstanding building.

Information from Scottish Borders Council.


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