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Remains of Windmill in the Garden of the Old Mill House, Hildenborough

Description: Remains of Windmill in the Garden of the Old Mill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 179593

OS Grid Reference: TQ5589749358
OS Grid Coordinates: 555897, 149358
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2221, 0.2311

Location: London Road, Hildenborough, Kent TN11 9LX

Locality: Hildenborough
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN11 9LX

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Listing Text

TQ 54 NE
5/160 Remains of windmill in the
garden of the Old Mill House

Remains of a windmill. 1812 (Old list description) struck by lightning in the
1960s and now a brick shell about 5.5m high. English bond handmade brick with
some blue headers.

Plan: An octagonal roofless structure.

Exterior: The remains of a segmental arched doorway on one side, 2 loft
doorways and 3 unglazed windows, all with segmental arched heads.

The 1952 list description described the upper parts as weatherboarded with a
revolving pivoted head, intact sail arms and the remains of a wooden platform
around the base. The mill was in working order until the 1960s.

West, Jenny. The Windmills of Kent (f.p. 1973, 1979 edn.).

Listing NGR: TQ5596449654

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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