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John O'groats Mill, Cromwell Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name John O'groats Mill, Cromwell Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) John O'groats Mill, Old Bridge; John O'groats Mills; Meal Mill Bridge; Burn Of Duncansby; Huna

Canmore ID 9395

Site Number ND37SE 28

NGR ND 37182 73344

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND37SE 28 37182 73344

See also ND37SE 27.00 and ND37SE 44.00 .

Listed with adjacent John o' Groats Mill (ND37SE 27).

(Undated) information from Historic Scotland.

Cromwell Bridge, allegedly mid-17th century and constructed by Cromwellian troops: elegant single-span rubble bridge spanning the mill burn.

E Beaton 1996.

This bridge carries a track over the Burn of Duncansby to the W of John O'Groats Mill (ND37SE 27.00). It is depicted, but not noted, on the 1976 edition of the OS 1:10,000 map.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 10 May 2006.


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