This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 51.1087 / 51°6'31"N
Longitude: 0.4385 / 0°26'18"E
OS Eastings: 570798
OS Northings: 137205
OS Grid: TQ707372
Mapcode National: GBR NRQ.HP0
Mapcode Global: VHJN4.KD5F
Entry Name: Hope Mill
Listing Date: 20 June 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1084663
English Heritage Legacy ID: 169619
Location: Goudhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17
District: Tunbridge Wells
Civil Parish: Goudhurst
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
GOUDHURST STATION ROAD
TQ 73 NW (south side)
Mill, now housing. Circa 1768 re-using earlier timber. Timber framed and
weather boarded on red and blue chequered brick base with plain tiled roof. Two
storeys and attic with gambrel roof with stack to centre and raking dormer. Two
wooden casements on 1st floor, 3 on ground floor with garage door and half-
glazed door to left. Left return disposed as 3 storeys and attic. Right return
(riverside) with brick walls extended down as substantial buttressing, formally
with 2 barrel vaulted chambers housing the mill gearing. Attached are remains
of 2 wheels, the earlier a breast-shot wheel, only the wheel shaft substantially
remains, about 13'9" wide. The second, alter Cl9 wheel an overshot are, 9'3"
wide, of 3 bays formed of 4 sets of cast-iron hub assemblies on cast iron
shaft. The wheels originally drove 3 pair of wheels in a line, an unusual
arrangement. Interior: virtually no machinery survives. Full framed interior,
the beams of substantial scantling and some at least re-used.
Listing NGR: TQ7079637204
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Other nearby listed buildings