MOUSWALD GRANGE FORMER WINDMILL TOWER, KILN BLOCK AND NORTH EAST RANGE OF STEADING (FORMER GRANARY) (Ref:17390)
This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the
It is a category B building and was listed on 03/08/1971.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NY 5320 7343.
Late 18th century. Large, circular steeply battered 4-storey
former windmill tower with former kiln and granary both
adjoining (modern grain silo alongside). Rubble-built
windmill with red ashlar dressings, remainder whitewashed.
Windmill: shallow conical slate roof replaces original cap
and sails segmental-arched door at each of 3 lower storeys;
small rectangular window openings; interior machinery all
removed. Kiln and former granary each single storey with
loft; kiln, to north east, has square loft opening to either
main elevation, and door, iron drying grill within; former
granary (now north range of steading) with altered openings.
Farmhouse and remainder of steading not included in listing.
John Hume, INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY vol 1, 1976 p. 104.
Scottish Vernacular Buildings working Group, 1983 Conference
Douglas, Oglethorpe & Hume, SCOTTISH WINDMILLS, 1984. p.29
and appendix (inc. plans and elevations)
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