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Menie House, Whin Mill

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    149813
  • Site type
    WHIN MILL
  • Parish
    BELHELVIE
  • Council
    ABERDEENSHIRE
  • NGR
    NJ 97842 20626
  • Latitude, longitude
    57.27627N, 2.037431W
  • Archeological notes
    NJ92SE 17.03 c.978 206 (location cited as NJ c.978 206). Menie Whin Mill. This circular whin mill is made of grey granite and remains standing. The stone measures 3ft 11ins (1.19m) in diameter and 1ft 4ins (0.4m) in thickness; the shaft is 9 1/2ins (0.24m) square and the iron pin is 1ft 6ins (0.46m) long. The outer edge of the millstone has been worn by friction against the side of the course. Around the course there is a paved platform 8ft (2.4m) wide on which walked the animal that provided the power. NMRS, MS/712/86. J Ritchie 1925.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1270708 (24/6/2011)
    General oblique aerial view of Menie House and policies, taken from the E.
  • 1270707 (24/6/2011)
    General oblique aerial view of Menie House and policies, taken from the E.
  • 1096085 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on Menie House, taken from the SSE.
  • 1096084 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on Menie House, taken from the SSW.
  • 1096083 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on Menie House, taken from the W.
  • 1096082 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on Menie House, taken from the NW.
  • 1096081 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on Menie House, taken from the NNW.
  • 1096080 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on Menie House, taken from the NE.
  • 1096079 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on Menie House, taken from the S.
  • 1096078 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on Menie House, taken from the SW.
  • 1096077 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on Menie House, taken from the WSW.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Aberdeenshire, Sheet LVII1866
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Aberdeenshire, Sheet LVI1866

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Aberdeen, Sheet 057.051866
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Aberdeen, Sheet 056.081866
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Aberdeen, Sheet 056.081866