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Blyth Bridge, Blyth Mill

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    THE OLD MILL INN; RESTAURANT
  • Canmore ID
    145526
  • Site type
    GRAIN MILL, WATER WHEEL
  • Parish
    NEWLANDS
  • Council
    PEEBLES-SHIRE
  • NGR
    NT 13200 45255
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.692965N, 3.382389W
  • Archeological notes
    NT14NW 52 13200 45255. (Location cited as NT 132 453). Blyth Mill, built 1817. 2-storey L plan building with an 8-spoke, low-breast shrouded paddle-wheel with wooden spokes and paddles and iron axle and rings, 4ft wide by 15ft 6in dameter (1.22 by 4.72m). J R Hume 1976.
  • Architectural notes
    NT14NW 52 13200 45255 Blyth Bridge, Old Mill now operates as a restaurant. Information from RCAHMS (LKFJ), June 2002.

Related material information

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 452214 ()
    Blyth Bridge, The Old Mill Inn View from NNW showing NW front
  • 424487 (7/4/1974)
    Blyth Bridge, The Old Mill Inn, waterwheel View from W
  • 424486 (7/4/1974)
    Blyth Bridge, The Old Mill Inn View from WSW
  • 424485 (7/4/1974)
    Blyth Bridge, The Old Mill Inn View from SW
  • 145526 (1930)
    Copy of historic photographic view from W.

MANUSCRIPTS

  • 145526 ()
    John R Hume Industrial/CBA cards Filed under Peeble-shire, Newlands parish. Contact print attached (Hume photo index number H75/36/3). (see NMRS MS/749 entry for Collection description)
  • 145526 (20/4/1984)
    Detail of outer hub and bearing.
  • 145526 (20/4/1984)
    Detail of inside face of hub and waterwheel shaft.
  • 145526 (20/4/1984)
    General view of waterwheel.
  • 145526 (16/2/1984)
    1 sheet: site sketch plan. 1 sheet: site sketch: waterwheel details. 3 black and white photographs.

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 145526 (7/4/1974)
    View from SW.
  • 145526 (7/4/1974)
    General view from WSW.
  • 145526 (7/4/1974)
    Detail of waterwheel from W.
  • 145526 (1930)
    Copy of historic photographic view from W.
  • 145526 (1962)
    View from S.
  • 145526 (1962)
    View of S elevation from SE showing waterwheel.
  • 145526 (1962)
    Detail of inscribed stone panel.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Peebles-shire, Sheet VIII1856

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Peebles, Sheet 008.091856
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Peebles, Sheet 008.091856
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Peebles, Sheet 008.091856