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Mill Of Knockglass

Watermill (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Mill Of Knockglass

Classification Watermill (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Westfield; Forss Water

Canmore ID 7929

Site Number ND06SE 36

NGR ND 0562 6389

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Halkirk
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

ND06SE 36 0562 6389

A corn mill near the River Forse

Name Book 1870-2

(Location cited as ND 056 639). Mill of Knockglass, Westfield, late 18th or early 19th century. The partly ruined remains of a two-storey rubble building set into a hillside. The overshot wheel was about 4ft (1.22m) wide by 12ft (3.66m) diameter. One 4ft 6ins (1.37m) diameter stone remains.

J R Hume 1977.

A ruinous water-mill with machinery removed.

Information from OS (NKB) 16 September 1981.


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