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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    FETTYKILL PAPER MILL
  • Canmore ID
    151380
  • Site type
    PAPER MILL
  • County
    FIFE
  • Parish
    LESLIE (KIRKCALDY)
  • Council
    FIFE
  • NGR
    NO 25307 01618
  • Latitude, longitude
    56.201279N, 3.205472W
  • Archeological notes
    NO20SE 229.00 centred 25307 01618 NO20SE 229.01 NO 2506 0161 Reservoir NO20SE 229.02 NO 25141 01656 Smith Anderson Stalk Location formerly entered as NO 2523 1058. See also: NO20SW 114 NO 24949 01380 Scotts Mill House (Smith Anderson Scotts Mill)
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 525088 (22/9/1977)
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill View showing penstock for turbines (1894)
  • 525087 (22/9/1977)
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill, Interior View showing turbine runner
  • 525086 (22/9/1977)
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill, Interior View showing Electric Construction Company Dynamo, 48084, 1920
  • 525085 (22/9/1977)
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill, Interior View showing governor gear of John Mcdonald and Company turbine
  • 525084 (22/9/1977)
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill, Interior View showing governor gear of John Mcdonald and Company turbine
  • 525083 (22/9/1977)
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill, Interior View showing governor gear of John Mcdonald and Company turbine
  • 525082 (22/9/1977)
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill, Interior View showing John Mcdonald and Company turbine
  • 525081 (22/9/1977)
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill, Interior View showing John Mcdonald and Company turbine
  • 525080 (22/9/1977)
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill, Interior View showing 500 HP Gilkes Turbine (LH)
  • 525079 (22/9/1977)
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill, Interior View showing 500 HP Gilkes Turbine (RH)
  • 525078 (22/9/1977)
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill, Interior View showing John Macdonald and Company turbine and Electric Construction Company Dynamo
  • 525077 (22/9/1977)
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill, Interior View showing steam engine by James Milne and Son Limited
  • 525076 (22/9/1977)
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill, Interior View showing steam engine by James Milne and Son Limited
  • 454964 ()
    Leslie, Fettykill Paper Mill View across lade from SE
  • 1257574 (5/7/1933)
    Smith Anderson and Co. Fettykil Paper Mill, Leslie. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing west.
  • 1257573 (5/7/1933)
    Smith Anderson and Co. Fettykil Paper Mill, Leslie. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing west.
  • 1257572 (5/7/1933)
    Smith Anderson and Co. Fettykil Paper Mill, Leslie. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing west.
  • 1257571 (5/7/1933)
    Smith Anderson and Co. Fettykil Paper Mill, Leslie. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing north.
  • 1257570 (5/7/1933)
    Smith Anderson and Co. Fettykil Paper Mill, Leslie. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing north.
  • 1257569 (5/7/1933)
    Smith Anderson and Co. Fettykil Paper Mill, Leslie. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing west.
  • 1257568 (5/7/1933)
    Smith Anderson and Co. Fettykil Paper Mill, Leslie. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing east.
  • 1257567 (5/7/1933)
    Smith Anderson and Co. Fettykil Paper Mill, Leslie. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing north.
  • 1033256 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Finishing House: View of roll storage racks for used paper production.
  • 1033287 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Paper Machine House: View of No.1 machine 'wet' end in the Preparation area.
  • 1033286 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Paper Machine House: View of No.2 machine at the 'dry' end, 'reel up'after the paper comes out of the driers.
  • 1033285 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Paper Machine House: Drying machine known as the 'MG' (Machine Glazed) drying cylinder which presses the pre-dried paper to give it a smooth finish.
  • 1033284 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Paper Machine House: View of drying cylinders which pre-dries the now 'formed' paper as it is reeled off the 'wire'.
  • 1033258 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Paper Machine House: View of 'wet end' showing the 'wire' of No. 4 machine.
  • 1033257 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Paper Machine House: Machine No. 2 flow box. The flow box allows for a stock/pulp mixture of 0.5-0.75% fibre conent and ensures an even flow of water and fibre to the 'wet end'.

MANUSCRIPTS

  • 151380 (2/9/1975)
    John R Hume Industrial/CBA cards Filed under Fife, Leslie parish. Contact print attached (Hume photo index number H75/52/8). (see NMRS MS/749 entry for Collection description).
  • 151380 (22/9/1977)
    John R Hume Industrial/CBA cards Filed under Fife, Leslie parish. Contact print attached (Hume photo index number H77/116/3). (see NMRS MS/749 entry for Collection description)
  • 151380 (22/9/1977)
    John R Hume Industrial/CBA cards Filed under Fife, Leslie parish. Contact print attached (Hume photo index number H77/116/2). (see NMRS MS/749 entry for Collection description)
  • 151380 (22/9/1977)
    John R Hume Industrial/CBA cards Filed under Fife, Leslie parish. Contact print attached (Hume photo index number H77/116/1). (see NMRS MS/749 entry for Collection description)
  • 151380 (22/9/1977)
    John R Hume Industrial/CBA cards Filed under Fife, Leslie parish. Contact prints attached (Hume photo index number H77/115/9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16). (see NMRS MS/749 entry for Collection description)
  • 151380 (22/9/1977)
    John R Hume Industrial/CBA cards Filed under Fife, Leslie parish. Contact prints attached (Hume photo index number H77/115/10, 11). (see NMRS MS/749 entry for Collection description)
  • 151380 (22/9/1977)
    John R Hume Industrial/CBA cards Filed under Fife, Leslie parish. Contact prints attached (Hume photo index number H77/115/7, 8). (see NMRS MS/749 entry for Collection description)

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1096999 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mills, taken from the S.
  • 1096998 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mills, taken from the S.
  • 1096997 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mills, taken from the SW.
  • 1096996 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mills, taken from the WSW.
  • 1096995 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mills, taken from the N.
  • 1096994 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mills, taken from the WNW.
  • 1096993 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mills, taken from the NW.
  • 1096992 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mills, taken from the NNW.
  • 1096991 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mills, taken from the E.
  • 1096990 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mills, taken from the SE.
  • 1096989 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mill and chimney stack, taken from the ENE.
  • 1096988 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mill and chimney stack, taken from the S.
  • 1096987 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mill with the railway viaduct adjacent, taken from the SSW.
  • 1096986 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mill and chimney stack, taken from the NNW.
  • 1096985 (15/11/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the mill and chimney stack, taken from the NW.
  • 1032319 (14/8/2006)
    General oblique aerial view of the town centred on the paper mill, church and house, taken from the SE.
  • 1032318 (14/8/2006)
    General oblique aerial view of the town centred on the paper mill and house with the railway viaduct in the distance, taken from the NE.
  • 1032317 (14/8/2006)
    General oblique aerial view of the town centred on the paper mill and house with the railway viaduct in the distance, taken from the NE.
  • 1032316 (14/8/2006)
    General oblique aerial view of the town centred on the paper mill and church, taken from the SE.
  • 1032315 (14/8/2006)
    General oblique aerial view of the town centred on the paper mill, church and house, taken from the SE.
  • 1032314 (14/8/2006)
    General oblique aerial view of the town centred on the paper mill, church and house, taken from the SE.
  • 1032313 (14/8/2006)
    General oblique aerial view of the town centred on the paper mill, church and house with the railway viaduct in the foreground, taken from the SW.
  • 1032431 (7/9/2006)
    Boiler House: View of a Thompson boiler (coal) stoker for works boiler
  • 1032430 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Boiler House: Detail of John Thompson boiler stoker.
  • 1032429 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Boiler House: General view of John Thompson mechanical stoker. The boiler was not photographed.
  • 1032428 (7/9/2006)
    View from NE of General Stores building (left, former mill) and training centre, right.
  • 1032427 (7/9/2006)
    Administration Building: View of N elevation.
  • 1032426 (7/9/2006)
    Pulper Area and Chimney: View of waste material waiting to be processed by waste processing unit on site (separate company and not connected with Smith Anderson).
  • 1032425 (7/9/2006)
    Pulper Area: View looking W of arches and looking down the 'Lye Road' which runs through the site.
  • 1032423 (7/9/2006)
    Pulper Shed: View of S elevation and troughs used to move process water to be re-cycled.
  • 1032422 (7/9/2006)
    Pulper Area: View of S side at road level. This is an earlier building with later accretions and blocked openings.
  • 1032421 (7/9/2006)
    View of part of Stock Preparation plant building showing later entrances and earlier ashlar masonry of earlier buildings (trhe part containing the 'Krema' machinery), looking SW, Turbine House and Administration block beyond.
  • 1032420 (7/9/2006)
    Beater House: View of N elevation containing High Density (HD) chest preparing stock/pulp for making thicker fibred papers such as manilla folders and paper bags.
  • 1032419 (7/9/2006)
    Pulper Building: View of S side. Note the ashlar walling : this dates from the earlier mill on the site.
  • 1032418 (7/9/2006)
    Turbine House: View of N elevation. The gable of the Stock Preparation Building (or 'Krema' buildings named after the machinery manufacturers).
  • 1032417 (7/9/2006)
    View of the lade (known as the 'hake') to feed the water turbines. The white roof visible in the distance is the laboratory building.
  • 1032416 (7/9/2006)
    Turbine Structures: View of 'V' weir supplying turbines.
  • 1032415 (7/9/2006)
    Turbine Buildings: View of W end approach to Finishing House (left). Turbine water feeder pipes now covered with protective glazed corrugated material.
  • 1032414 (7/9/2006)
    Administration Block: View of S or rear elevation
  • 1032403 (7/9/2006)
    Joiner's Shop: Rear elevation of Joiner's Shop and the rear view of the Beater House [where wet pulp stock prepared] visible left background.
  • 1032402 (7/9/2006)
    Boiler House: Raked view of S elevation with Pulper Building in background.

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 151380 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Paper Machine House: View of No.1 machine 'wet' end in the Preparation area.
  • 151380 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Paper Machine House: View of No.2 machine at the 'dry' end, 'reel up'after the paper comes out of the driers.
  • 151380 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Paper Machine House: Drying machine known as the 'MG' (Machine Glazed) drying cylinder which presses the pre-dried paper to give it a smooth finish.
  • 151380 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Paper Machine House: View of drying cylinders which pre-dries the now 'formed' paper as it is reeled off the 'wire'.
  • 151380 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Paper Machine House: View of 'wet end' showing the 'wire' of No. 4 machine.
  • 151380 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Paper Machine House: Machine No. 2 flow box. The flow box allows for a stock/pulp mixture of 0.5-0.75% fibre conent and ensures an even flow of water and fibre to the 'wet end'.
  • 151380 (7/9/2006)
    Interior. Finishing House: View of roll storage racks for used paper production.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Fife, Sheet 231855