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Chilham Mills, Chilham

Description: Chilham Mills

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 181583

OS Grid Reference: TR0774053369
OS Grid Coordinates: 607740, 153369
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2417, 0.9749

Location: Mill Lane, Chilham, Kent CT4 8EE

Locality: Chilham
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT4 8EE

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Listing Text

TR 05 SE CHILHAM Chilham Mills

4/46 II

Watermill, mill house, storage building and bridge. C,1850,altered mid C20.
House to north is of brick with tiled roof. 2 parallel ranges, 2 storeys,3
windows. Some mid C19 tripartite sashes, otherwise C20 casements. Central
doorcase with pilasters and pediment. Half-hipped roof with 3 tall brick chimney-
stacks. Attached mill to south is tall structure of 4 storeys and attics, the
ground floor brick, above weatherboarded. Tiled roof with 2 dormers having
carved bargeboards. East elevation has casements with 4 centre panes opening
and 16 pane sash to top floor. Lean-to brick extension housing water wheel with
tiled roof. Rear also has casements with centre 4 panes opening, loading door
on 1st floor and lucarn to top floor. Attached to south of this is a 2 storey
brick and weatherboarded storage building with tiled roof and casement windows.
The whole is built over a brick bridge with 1 cambered and two round-headed
arches. The interior of the mill is remarkably complete with paddle wheel,stones,
grain bins and hoppers. (Illustrated on P 35 of John Reynolds' "Windmills and
Watermills 1970).

Listing NGR: TR0648553998

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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