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WAMPHRAY MILLReference: LB16779

Status: Designated


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  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 03/08/1971


  • Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish: Wamphray

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNY 12991 96531
  • Coordinates312991, 596531


Probably circa 1764. Corn mill with contemporary mill house

set at right angles to one another; both ranges heightened in

19th century with ashlar quoins. All converted for domestic

including rooflights and doors, ranges linked by timber

corridor: Peter Barefoot of Ipswich architect. Mill wheel

survives in poor condition (1987); lade removed. Rubble-built

with ashlar dressings (modern openings concrete); all

whitewashed; slate roofs.

MILL: rectangular-plan; breast-shot timber and cast-iron

wheel on N gable; square outshot on each flank with main roof

swept over; S gable openings at 3 levels, and roadside

loading platform.

HOUSE: single storey and attic; S elevation 3 bays with door

off-centre, gabled wallhead dormers in outer bays, ground

floor openings in chamfered margins, boulder base on sloping

ground at left. Full-width modern flat-roofed addition to N

ugly stack; rebuilt diminutive end stack.

Statement of Special Interest



SRO, NRA(S) 888 p 357 (1764 estimate for rebuilding Wamphray

Mill). Information from owner regarding conversion work.

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