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Goldhill Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Hadlow, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2119 / 51°12'42"N

Longitude: 0.3414 / 0°20'28"E

OS Eastings: 563635

OS Northings: 148457

OS Grid: TQ636484

Mapcode National: GBR NQ7.WNC

Mapcode Global: VHHQ1.VSVV

Entry Name: Goldhill Mill

Listing Date: 20 October 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179536

Location: Hadlow, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Hadlow

Built-Up Area: Barnes Street

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Hadlow

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

HADLOW THREE ELM LANE, GOLDEN GREEN
TQ 64 NW
6/100 Goldhill Mill
20.10.54

II

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
mechanism.

Listing NGR: TQ6363548457

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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