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Picture 768 Revisited- Tankerness Mill
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Picture 768 Revisited- Tankerness Mill

It's taken a long time (5 yrs) for anyone to respond to the request for replication of picture #768. Here's my attempt to do so today.
As regards the old boat, there's no sign of it, but plenty of boat's timbers could lie buried underfoot. The ground level below the mill seems to have risen since Tom Kent's day.
I'm sure Rae Phillips' is right about the original water-wheel probably having been mounted within the (later built-up) arch, but today my unskilled eye could find no remains of a former lade leading to the arch, though there's certainly room for one.
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Picture added on 04 November 2010 at 13:54
I remember going to this mill to get oatmeal and bruised oats. The noise inside when the mill was working was scary. Mind you I was 'peedie' in those days. I remember visiting Mimie o' The Mill as we called her, who lived in the house just beside the mill.
Added by Mag MacDonald ( Bews) on 22 July 2015
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