32981: LOCH BARAVAT, KNEEP, LEWIS – MILL (2) (Undated)


MILL (Undated)
Horizontal water mill


NB 0993 3541

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NB03NE 22 0993 3541

no. 28
(one of) a series of five, well-preserved ‘Norse mills is set on the stream leading down from Loch Bharabhat to the Traign na Berie. … At least one of the others has its millstones in situ. Traces of an artificial awater 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.


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


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

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