Description: Dronley, Dronley Mill
Date Listed: 26 August 1992
Historic Scotland Building ID: 6484
OS Grid Coordinates: 334241, 735846
Latitude/Longitude: 56.5101, -3.0701
Dated 1707, probably rebuilt 19th century. Single storey, irregular plan, partially ruined remains of corn mill built on falling ground. Rubble and ashlar masonty, ashlar dressings, slate roof.
W ELEVATION: wheel chamber at centre (roof removed), ashlar courses at base with stone inscribed 'AD 1707 IM', spindle of wheel; slightly recessed bay at left with opening and projecting wall, later mono-pitch gable built on earlier projecting remains on higher ground at far left; advanced bay at right of wheel chamber with 2 irregular openings.
S ELEVATION: gable at left with door, quatrefoil at attic, roof raised approximately 1 metre, advanced from main mill building which is roofless and reduced in height; reduced bay advanced at right with remains of circular building adjoining.
E ELEVATION: most of main building removed, walls to S and E reduced in height, 2 adjoining mono-pitch roofed sheds at right.
The quatrefoil on the south gable may have been removed from Auchterhouse church when that building underwent extensive alterations in 1775.
Source: Historic Scotland
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