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Furness Postcard Collection -   Spinningdale Mill

Furness Postcard Collection - Spinningdale Mill

Date Added: 24 April 2008 Year Range: 1960 - 1999 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2008_020_119 | Picture No: 3826

Colour postcard from the Furness Collection showing Spinningdale mill, surrounded by trees, on the banks of the Dornoch Firth

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This was not actually a spinning mill, but a mill producing wooden pirns made from oak, for the spinning mills in Lanark. Spinningdale existed long before the mill and the name is believed to be Norse. It is thought the mill burnt down when sawdust caught fire and it was never rebuilt. Comment left on 05 April 2014 at 16:33 by Gordon McKay Lyon
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