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LOCH BARAVAT, KNEEP, LEWIS - MILL (5) (Undated)

LOCH BARAVAT, KNEEP, LEWIS - MILL (5) (Undated)

Summary:

MILL (Undated)
Horizontal water mill

Location:

NB 0995 3551

Full description:

NB03NE 25 0995 3551

no. 28
(one of) a series of five, well-preserved 'Norse' mills is set on the stream leading down from Loch Bharabhat to the Traigh na Berie. The lowest of these mills has its millstone lying displaced some metres away. ... Traces of an artificial water channel lie next to the present course of the stream.
Armit 1992, 54

'The monument known as Loch Baravat, horizontal water-mills N of comprises remains of a group of five early nineteenth century horizontal water mills. The area to be scheduled is rectangular and measures a maximum of 140m N-S by 30m E-W to include all of the mills and the lades.'
HS Scheduling Document 1 December 1992.

References:

Ian Armit. 1992. CFA, University of Edinburgh Archaeological Field Survey of the Bhaltos (Valtos) Peninsula, Lewis.

Acknowledgement:

Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006.

Title: LOCH BARAVAT, KNEEP, LEWIS - MILL (5) (Undated)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Mill
SMR Record ID: MWE4018
Grid Ref Northing: 935510
Grid Ref Easting: 109950
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 32984