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Beacon Windmill

A Grade II Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0621 / 51°3'43"N

Longitude: 0.5977 / 0°35'51"E

OS Eastings: 582126

OS Northings: 132407

OS Grid: TQ821324

Mapcode National: GBR QW5.7YB

Mapcode Global: FRA D649.W46

Entry Name: Beacon Windmill

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Last Amended: 5 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170197

Location: Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Benenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

BENENDEN
TQ88SW ROLVENDEN ROAD
1350-0/3/91 (North East side)
09/06/52 Beacon Windmill
(Formerly Listed as:
Old Smock Mill)
GV II
Windmill. Built between 1790 and 1810. Smock mill, one of a
pair of which the other has long since disappeared. Tapering
octagonal tarred brick base with upper part formerly
weatherboarded but cladding replaced by large planks at time
of survey. The platform at 1st floor level, boat-shaped cap
fantail and sweeps were all missing at time of survey. The
interior contained the intact spur wheel, upright shaft and
remains of the wallower. The brake wheel and windshaft were
not 'in situ' but available for reinsertion.


Listing NGR: TQ8243532234

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

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