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Mill ID Number 6532
Mill Name : Kirkdale Sawmill
Type : saw mill
Status : open to public
Dates : 1840 on military map 2004 restored
New Address : Kirkdale Sawmill
Original Address :
Newton Stewart
County : Dumfries & Galloway
Country : uk
Post Code : DG8 7EA
Grid Ref :
Description : Currently probably the only working water-powered sawmill in Scotland.

The Kirkdale sawmill is driven by an overshot water-wheel and dates from the early 1800`s. It was used as an estate sawmill and joiners` shop until the 1970`s.

It has recently been restored with a new sloping roof over the saw bench, replacing the previous pitched roof. The mill dam, sluice gate, and lade have also been repaired.
Opening times : Mondays April to September. Or by appointment
Web Site :
Contact Name : James Walker
Contact Email :
Contact Tel :
Last modified : 06/05/2009 21:59:00 By James Walker - 06/05/2009 21:59:00

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