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Latitude: 58.6434 / 58°38'36"N
Longitude: -3.0839 / 3°5'2"W
OS Eastings: 337182
OS Northings: 973344
OS Grid: ND371733
Mapcode National: GBR L5RW.G0P
Mapcode Global: WH6CP.L0PQ
Entry Name: John O'groats Mill, Bridge
Listing Date: 28 November 1984
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332548
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1804
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness
Traditional County: Caithness
1750,1845,1860,part converted 1901, and new build 1901. Large. south facing 3-storey, L-plan rubble mill, tooled rubble dressings. 3-storey kiln(1901) takes up outer 2 bays of east wing, with entrance at base, 2 large cast-iron stays 2 wallhead vents and 2 tall square ridge vents. Mill entrance to right in south elevation of re-entrant, with 1st floor loft door above and projecting
chute gable breaking wallhead above that. Lean-to wheel-house abuts west elevation masking overshot wheel served by lade carried on rubble piers. Caithness slate roof. Smaller 2-storey, 2-bay rubble mill flanks west side of lade (which serves both mills) and from which water is
deflected to serve north gable wheel. Further irregular single and 2-storey rubble range comprised of 1845 workshop/stable 1896 meal girna completes complex; Caithness slate roofs.
BRIDGE; 1651 Cromwellian soldiers. Small rubble bridge with dressed rubble arch ring;
All internal machinery in situ<> Bridge links mill with Mill
Cottage, and is believed to be the oldest military bridge in the Highlands.
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