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New Abbey Cornmill
Title: New Abbey Cornmill
Description: New Abbey Cornmill is a well preserved water powered cornmill. Originally a small mill for the monks of Sweetheart Abbey, it was rebuilt in the 18th century and closed as a buisness in the 1940s. It is owned by Historic Scotland.
Date: August 2006
New Abbey Cornmill
Title: New Abbey Cornmill
Description: The large wheel powers the machinery. The water comes from Loch Kindar via a pond and runs through a trough to the wheel.
Date: August 2006
New Abbey Cornmill
Title: New Abbey Cornmill
Description: This view of the wheel shows the trough supplying the water supply from a nearby pond.
Date: August 2006
New Abbey Cornmill
Title: New Abbey Cornmill
Description: Inside the mill, the giant wheel supplies power to grinding wheels and rope based lifs to move the wheat around the building.
Date: August 2006
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