Future looks rosy for historic Dumfries mill
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November 22 2017
Rosefield Mill has been taken on by Dumfries Historic Building Trust and the Architectural Heritage Fund with a view to stave off the threat of demolition and bring the building back into use.
The brick and sandstone former woollen mill sits alongside the River Nith and with the allocation of funds from Dumfries and Galloway Council Purcell Architects will now progress a three-month consultation into possible re-uses.
Purcell partner Niall Phillips said, “This building is a rare gem. Dumfries is so lucky. Its location, its exuberant style, its sheer size give this project a huge advantage. Great things can happen here.”
A business plan confirming the viability of any chosen scheme will be prepared by Michael Booth of Clare Consulting.
Photography by Martin Kerr and Ryan Nocher
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