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Preston Mill

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    144920
  • Site type
    SETTLEMENT (POSSIBLE), SUNKEN FLOORED BUILDING(S)
  • Parish
    PRESTONKIRK
  • Council
    EAST LOTHIAN
  • NGR
    NT 59543 77940
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.992705N, 2.650126W
  • Archeological notes
    NT57NE 104 NT 59543 77940 The cropmarks of a possible settlement have been revealed by oblique aerial photographs (RCAHMSAP 1995), immediately to the NE of Preston Mill (NT57NE 20). It may be sub-circular with an internal diameter of at least 100m. Three rectangular cropmarks are visible to the SE within the interior, measuring about 8m to 10m by 5m. A further rectangular mark is visible 30m to the NE. It measures about 20m WSW-ENE by 5m transversely. Information from RCAHMS (KJ), 18 May 1999.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 504903 (21/7/1995)
    Preston Mill, oblique aerial view, taken from the SE, centred on cropmarks including a possible settlement. Preston Mill is visible in the centre of the photograph.

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 144920 ()
    Preston Mill, oblique aerial view, taken from the N, centred on cropmarks including a possible settlement. Preston Mill is visible in the centre of the photograph.
  • 144920 (21/7/1995)
    Preston Mill, oblique aerial view, taken from the SE, centred on cropmarks including a possible settlement. Preston Mill is visible in the centre of the photograph.
  • 144920 ()
    Preston Mill, oblique aerial view, taken from the SW, centred on cropmarks including a possible settlement. Preston Mill is visible in the centre of the photograph.
  • 144920 ()
    Preston Mill, oblique aerial view, taken from the NW, centred on cropmarks including a possible settlement. Preston Mill is visible in the centre of the photograph.

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1044761 (23/6/2006)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the cropmarks of the possible ring-ditch and pits with the cropmarks of the possible settlement and the walled garden adjacent, taken from the W.
  • 1044760 (23/6/2006)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the cropmarks of the cursus with the cropmarks of the possible settlement and the farmhouse, farm buildings and dovecot adjacent, taken from the NNW.
  • 1044759 (23/6/2006)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the cropmarks of the cursus with the cropmarks of the possible settlement and the farmhouse, farm buildings and dovecot adjacent, taken from the ENE.
  • 1044758 (23/6/2006)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the cropmarks of the cursus with the cropmarks of the possible settlement and the farmhouse, farm buildings and dovecot adjacent, taken from the SE.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Haddingtonshire, Sheet 61853