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Goldhill Mill, Hadlow

Description: Goldhill Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 179536

OS Grid Reference: TQ6363548457
OS Grid Coordinates: 563635, 148457
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2119, 0.3414

Location: 25 Bourne Park, Golden Green TN11 0BA

Locality: Hadlow
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN11 0BA

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Listing Text

TQ 64 NW
6/100 Goldhill Mill


Mill and miller's house. Early C19, parts (particularly in the mill) are C18.
House is Flemish bond red brick with some burnt headers; brick stacks and
chimneyshafts; peg-tile roof. The mill is timber-framed; ground floor level
is underbuilt with English bond brick and exposed frame above is brick-nogged;
peg-tile roof.

Plan: The mill house faces south overlooking its garden. It has a double
depth plan with front and back room either side of central passage which
contains the main stair at the front. Front rooms have end stacks and rear
left (west) room, originally the kitchen, has a rear stack backing onto the
mill. The mill itself is a long building on a north south axis behind the
house with the wheel house over a stream at the north end.

2 storeys and mill house has attics.

Exterior: House has a symmetrical 3-window front arranged about a central
doorway which contains a C19 9-panel door, fanlight with radial glazing bars
and panelled reveals. Outer bays contain 16-pane sash windows and 12-pane
sash at first floor centre. Tall hipped roof contains a single front flat-
roofed dormer window. The right (east) side of the house contains casements
with rectangular panes of leaded glass. More similar windows on the left side
but front rooms have 12-pane sashes. The mill faces west onto a courtyard.
Left of centre the doorway contains an early C19 part-glazed 5-panel door with
flat hood on raking struts. All the windows are C20 casements with glazing
bars. Old photographs in the possession of the owner show the mill
weatherboarded at first floor level with loading hatch doorways each end and
sash windows between. Mill roof is half-hipped.

Interior: Mill house contains C19 joinery detail including a stick baluster
stair. The main body of the mill has C18 carpentry; chamfered beams with roll
stops and tie-beam trusses with staggered butt purlins. C19 wheel house
contains a breast shot wheel dated 1848 and some of the contemporary gearing

Listing NGR: TQ6363548457

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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