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TITLE
The Bught Mill, Inverness
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_VII_7016
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11489
KEYWORDS
Bught
water mills
Islands
Inverness
hydro-electric
Whin Island
Mill of Kilvean
meal mills
The Bught Mill, Inverness

Photograph shows the Bught water mill, located at the further end of the Islands in Inverness. The old mill was one of several meal mills within the area of Inverness and was first recorded in 1232. Originally known as the Mill of Kilvean, in the 1920s the town council set up a hydro-electric scheme using the widened old water channel to supply water-power from the River Ness. Although no longer in use, the new Powerhouse building, built in 1929, is still in existence today as part of a recreation area known as Whin Island


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The Bught Mill, Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

Bught; water mills; Islands; Inverness; hydro-electric; Whin Island; Mill of Kilvean; meal mills

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

Photograph shows the Bught water mill, located at the further end of the Islands in Inverness. The old mill was one of several meal mills within the area of Inverness and was first recorded in 1232. Originally known as the Mill of Kilvean, in the 1920s the town council set up a hydro-electric scheme using the widened old water channel to supply water-power from the River Ness. Although no longer in use, the new Powerhouse building, built in 1929, is still in existence today as part of a recreation area known as Whin Island <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.