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Millands, Tile Works

Tile Works (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Millands, Tile Works

Classification Tile Works (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 89165

Site Number NN91NE 69

NGR NN 9898 1687

NGR Description Centred NN 9898 1687

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Auchterarder
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN91NE 69 centred 9898 1687

Little now survives of the tileworks that is depicted in unimproved ground to the E of Millands farmstead (NN91NE 70) on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Perthshire, sheet cviii, 1866). Only the robber trenches of three of the four roofed buildings that are depicted on the map can be traced; the largest of them measures 33.3m by 7.7m. Adjacent to the buildings there are several mounds of spoil and slag, and to the SE, the clay-pit survives as a grass-grown hollow. A sluice and pond are also shown on the map.

Visited by RCAHMS (ARG, IF), 24 November 1995.


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