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Old Bridge Of Urr, Watermill

Watermill (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Old Bridge Of Urr, Watermill

Classification Watermill (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Old Bridge Of Urr, Carding Mill; Old Bridge Of Urr Mill, Kiln And Cottages; River Urr

Canmore ID 71276

Site Number NX76NE 25

NGR NX 77651 67700

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Kirkpatrick Durham
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Stewartry
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX76NE 25 77651 66700

The Old Mill [NAT] (at NX 77662 67720)

Millhouse [NAT] (at NX 7769 67703)

Mill (disused) [NAT] (at NX 77634 67718)

OS (GIS) MasterMap, July 2009.

Not to be confused with Dubbidale Mill (NX 7754 6771), for which see NX 7754 6771.

NX76NE 25.01 NX 77438 67886 Weir

NX76NE 25.02 NX 77449 67880 to NX 77643 67712 Lade

NX76NE 25.03 NX 77484 67843 Sluice

(Location cited as NX 777 677). Mill, Old Bridge of Urr, late 18th to early 19th century. An irregular 2 storey rubble complex on an L plan, sharing a wheel with a rectangular sawmill. The kiln and granary are on the other side of the access road. The wheel is high breast, with cast-iron axle and rings and wooden spokes and buckets, 3ft 8in wide by 16ft diameter (1.11 by 4.88m). Largely gutted.

J R Hume 1976.


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