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Southvoe, Burn Of Wiltrow, Norse Mill

Horizontal Mill (Period Unassigned), Watermill (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Southvoe, Burn Of Wiltrow, Norse Mill

Classification Horizontal Mill (Period Unassigned), Watermill (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Southvoe 1

Canmore ID 922

Site Number HU41SW 8

NGR HU 40022 14422

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/922

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Shetland Islands
  • Parish Dunrossness
  • Former Region Shetland Islands Area
  • Former District Shetland
  • Former County Shetland

Archaeology Notes

HU41SW 8 40022 14422

See also HU41SW 10, HU41SW 11, HU41SW 12.

See Architecture.

(Location cited as HU 401 145: considered as group with HU41SW 10 and HU41SW 11 ). Norse mills, Southvoe, 19th century or earlier. A group of three mills: the middle one ruinous, the upper one still thatched but converted to a shed, and the lowest restored in connection with the nearby folk museum. The restoration has been nicely carried out and there is a 9-paddle tirl.

J R Hume 1977.

A single unroofed building is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Orkney and Shetland (Shetland) 1882, sheet lxvii) and on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1973).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK), 6 February 2001.

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